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Common snipe
A Common Snipe having a hard time of things, Tjeldstø, Øygarden, January 2010

Sometimes it rains Snipe, Tjeldstø, Øygarden, Norway, September 2017
Sometimes it rains Snipe in Øygarden. Here a migrant takes advantage of a flooded field. Tjeldstø, Øyarden (near Bergen), Norway, September 2017

Common Snipe, Hatten, Øygarden, October 2019

Above and below: Common Snipe, Hatten, Øygarden, October 2019

Common Snipe, Hatten, Øygarden, October 2019

Migrating Common Snipe, Vurrusjøen, Engerdal, October 2019

Above and below: A migrant Common Snipe at Drevsjø, Engerdal, October 2019

Migrating Common Snipe, Vurrusjøen, Engerdal, October 2019

Snipe in wintery conditions, Øygarden, March 2018
Snipe in wintery conditions, Øygarden, March 2018

Snipe, Breivik, Øygarden, February 2018
Snipe, Breivik, Øygarden, February 2018

Snipe, February 2018
Cold spells are often good for taking pictures of Snipe - but very bad for the Snipe themselves as they expose themselves to predators out in the open

Common Snipe, Øygarden, Janaury 2018
Common Snipe trying to hide in plain view, Øygarden, Janaury 2018





Common Snipev flight shot
Common Snipe flying into the reserve at Tjeldstø, August 2010







Snipe feeding in a hole in the ice, Øygarden (near Bergen), March 2017

Snipes showing off their cryptic plumage
Three Snipe showing off their cryptic pluamge, Tjeldstø, October 2010


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Digiscoped image - Monkshouse Pools, Northumberland, 17 July 2006 Digiscoped image - Monkshouse Pools, Northumberland, 17 July 2006




Common Snipe
Monkshouse Pools, Northumberland, 17 July 2006



Snipe Tracks in snow
A sign of overwintering snipe, Tjeldstø, January 2006




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