"A Sand County Almanac"

"THERE ARE SOME WHO CAN LIVE WITHOUT WILD THINGS AND SOME WHO CANNOT."
"FOR US IN THE MINORITY THE OPPORTUNITY TO SEE GEESE IS MORE IMPORTANT THAN TELEVISION.".....Aldo Leopold




"LOOK DEEP INTO NATURE, AND THEN YOU WILL UNDERSTAND EVERYTHING BETTER".....Albert Einstein


Saturday, April 19, 2014

Wilson Snipe

This Wilson Snipe was napping near a small pool of water left after several days of heavy rain...


Upon awaking it began to preen...

 


After preening it began to think about breakfast...
 


 
Snipe hunt by probing the ground with their long flexible bills, searching for earth worms and other small insects.



 
Even when a Rusty Blackbird intruded the snipe was unperturbed and continued to hunt...



 
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1 comment:

  1. Hi Steve!
    I´ve missed some posts but have read all now.
    Lovely Pictures, the woodpecker has nice colours, the killdeer we dont have here.
    Egrets are Always my favourites,I am waiting for them here in Sweden in our area.
    I hope to get out more now. Spring is coming and our wildlife is going to be more visible
    Majsan//

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