Update: April 09, 2004: I've
added more new pics and comparisons in a separate page; click
here to see them. Update March 30:
two more flight pics added at the bottom. Update: March 29, 2004:
I've moved the newer pics and comparisons to a separate page;
click here to see them. UPDATE: March 26, 2004: better
flight shots from today added at the bottom.
This snipe showing the main characters of Common
Snipe Gallinago gallinago
was photographed near Fort Worth, Texas March 25, 2004:
Below, it's the upper-right bird, with a Wilson's Snipe G.
In the two pics below, it is on the left, with a typical Wilson's
Snipe G. delicata on the right:
Update March 26, 2004:
in the image below, note the tertial pattern; the thick pale bars
near the tip are a good Common Snipe feature: