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Snipe & Jack Snipe in the UK and Ireland

This blog first appeared as an article in Shooting Times and Country magazine. It has been amended to provide more web links.

There’s a big difference between the number of Common Snipe and Jack Snipe we see in the United Kingdom each winter, with an estimated 1,100,000 of the former and 110,000 of the latter, according to the authors of… 1 088 fler ord

Migration

Skippers Series - Finding the best sailors 1950 style

Long before Charlottetown Race Week was inaugurated Charlottetown Harbour was the site of an annual regatta. In 1950 this took place at the end of August when, over a two-day period 16 races were run off – an impressive record compared with the dozen or so races over three days in the modern Race Week(end). 471 fler ord

History

Snipe - My Shorty (Audio)

New record from Snipe called My Shorty.

Rap

Keeping up to date at Tophill Low NR

23/8/16 No news from Tophill Low NR on Monday and as I in needed of a more relaxed day the multiply hide on the reserve seemed a good idea on Tuesday morning. 543 fler ord

Tophill Low NR

Stow Maries - June Events

Following a first visit to the wonderfully preserved WWI aerodrome at Stow Maries last September, it was great to have two chances to return this June. 475 fler ord

Airshow Reviews

July 7, 2016 – Jack Snipe (Lymnocryptes minimus)

Requested by: @derbytup

These wading birds are the smallest of the snipes and are found in Great Britain, coastal Europe along the Atlantic and Mediterranean, Africa, and India, breeding in Northern Europe and Russia. 60 fler ord

Photo

A History of English Birds, Vol. VI, The Rev. F. O. Morris, B.A.,

I believe that those who are addicted to the pursuit of snipe become at some point amateur ornithologists.  Knowledge of snipe habits and habitat combined with history and literature are central to the sport, and as with other outdoor pursuits, are part of the core of being sportsmen. 354 fler ord

Hunting