HY6521 : Snipe by Lea Shun

near to Holland, Orkney Islands, Great Britain

Snipe by Lea Shun
Snipe by Lea Shun
A snipe demonstrates the effectiveness of its camouflage in the wet bog beside Lea Shun, seen from the hide shown in HY6521 : Bird hide on Lea Shun. At time of the photo, male snipe were "drumming" - a remarkable noise produced by vibrating tail feathers during steep dives.
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2006
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Wednesday, 17 May, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 10 August, 2006
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OSGB36: geotagged! HY 6581 2168 [10m precision]
WGS84: 59:4.8402N 2:35.8936W
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