Common Snipe
Gallinago gallinago


Photographer

Dick Newell

Date

26th April 01

Location

Akrotiri

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While in Cyprus, we went to find a reported Great Snipe and found this bird. Although it looked very large - compared to Wood Sandpiper, and the head looks somewhat Woodcock-like, it is a Common Snipe, the Great Snipe having departed or was just not showing.


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