American woodcock Scolopax minor

Identification Tips:

Similar species:

Common Snipe is more slender and browner, without the crossbars on nape. In flight, the Common Snipe has much more pointed wings.

Length and wingspan from: Robbins, C.S., Bruun, B., Zim, H.S., (1966). Birds of North America. New York: Western Publishing Company, Inc.

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