Date: 11/2/19 12:05 pm
From: linda hodges <hikerhodges...>
Subject: Re: [cobirds] Woodcock bd snipe Arapahoe county
Interestingly, 7 Wilson's Snipes exhibited the rear-bobbing behavior at
Clear Spring Ranch (El Paso Cty) a few weeks ago. I hadn't seen that
before. And yes, they probe while bobbing.

Linda Hodges
Colorado Springs

On Sat, Nov 2, 2019, 12:58 PM 'Deborah Carstensen' via Colorado Birds <
<cobirds...> wrote:

> While birding at South platte park, a bird that had been identified as a
> snipe by another Birder was watched. He had the exact gate of the Woodcock
> with His rump obbing up-and-down continuously. He was going using his beak
> probe the soil. Do snipes also have this type of walking behavior?
> We were across the river and I didn’t have my scope. We have pictures
> on a camera that we need to download to a computer before I can share it.
> I’ll send a location if anyone feels like this would be a Woodcock
> instead of a snipe.
>
> Deb Carstensen Arapahoe county
>
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