Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Memorial Day weekend at Malheur: Part 6

Wilson's Snipe Wilson's Snipe near Hines, Oregon on 29 May, 2010 by Greg Gillson.

 

[Click to read all Memorial Day weekend at Malheur posts.]

We've discussed Wilson's Snipes in the past.

Here, though, they call "kip, kip, kip" from the wooden fenceposts, or fly in circles high overhead fanning their tail feathers to make the hollow, haunting, "whoo-whoo-whoo-whoo-whoo" sound.

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