Description: Size of a thrush, the Snipe has its lower chest and belly white, without streaks, and the tips of the larger wing coverts are ocher, with only a little white in the tail. When taking off, the rufous tail is noticeable. The length is 25-27 cm. The bill is very long (6-7 cm) – longer than in other birds of the genus.

Habitat: Snipes settle in grassy marshes not overgrown with thick woods or reed-beds, damp meadows, abandoned peat beds, hummocky marshes, river and lake shores overgrown with sedges. They are common.

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