Wilson's snipe


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Wilson's snipe

n
(Animals) the common snipe. See snipe1
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Noun1.Wilson's snipe - American snipeWilson's snipe - American snipe      
snipe - Old or New World straight-billed game bird of the sandpiper family; of marshy areas; similar to the woodcocks
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When a Wilson's snipe shot across a gravel bar, I got lucky on the shot, and we had a new species to add to Echo's list of retrieves.
The Isles of Scilly got in on the action with a Cedar Waxwing, Rose-breasted Grosbeak, Wilson's Snipe, Cliff Swallow and Red-Eyed Vireo.
Snipe season: In southwestern Oregon, Saturday will mark the opening of Wilson's snipe season, running through Feb.
In North America, the Wilson's Snipe (formerly called common snipe) is our only representative.
Wilson's snipe (Gallinago delicata): Mueller (1999) described Wilson's snipe breeding throughout the Coastal Plain, whereas earlier reports indicated the species occurs in discrete areas, including the Colville River delta, Prudhoe Bay, and the coastal plain of the Arctic Refuge (Gabrielson and Lincoln, 1959; Johnson and Herter, 1989).
Manning Farms Access Area is 736 acres just north of Brownsville, open for geese, ducks and Wilson's snipe.