Point Pelee National Park of Canada
Birds of Point Pelee National Park
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-Gallinago gallinago (Linnaeus)
Bill long, straight. Upper parts mixed browns, buff, ochre, and blackish with buff stripes down back. Crown with light-buff or whitish median stripe. Tail stubby, with subterminal area of brick-red crossed by narrow black bar near end and tipped buff or whitish. Breast buffy brown, variously marked with dusky. Belly white. Sides and flanks barred with blackish brown.