Jack Snipe

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Colouring Dark upper, green striped back, black centre head
Voice Unusually quiet
Feeds on Insect larvae, worms and seeds
Flight Slow
Nesting Ground
Social Small Flocks
Jack Snipe
Jack Snipe
Page Last Updated 5/4/2018 8:31:00 PM
Base Information
Sex Both
Age Both
Status Vulnerable
Order Charadriiformes
Family Scolopacidae
Species Lymnocryptes minimus
Category Waders
StdName Jack Snipe
Vital Statistics
Length 17 to 19 cms
Weight 35 to 70 gms
Wingspan 30 to 36 cms
Lifespan 5 to 10 years
Beak Length Medium
Beak Width Narrow
Beak Shape Spatulate
Tail Length Short
Distribution YCommon RRare VVery Rare NNot Seen
Region EUYEurope
Region NAYNorth America
Country USYUnited States


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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Jack Snipe (Species=Lymnocryptes minimus / Standard Name=Jack Snipe)