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Point Pelee National Park of Canada

Birds of Point Pelee National Park

Image of: Snipe, Wilson's
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Snipe, Wilson's
-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.