Jack Snipe

Scientific Name: Lymnocryptes minimus
Common Name: Jack Snipe

Identifying Features: brown body, white belly, long dark bill, dark stripe through the eye

Fun Facts:

  • Jack snipe can be secretive in their non-breeding areas and are difficult to observe, being well camouflaged in their habitat.
  • Jack snipes are migratory in nature.


This image was clicked by Reinder Genuït – via Flickr.

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