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Leucistic Snipe

Leucistic Snipe at Westhay, in front of Island Hide.

Re: Leucistic Snipe

Some informative images of the leucistic Snipe are available here:

Good birding to all,


Re: Leucistic Snipe


After an hour-or-so wait this afternoon, the leucistic (white) Common Snipe flew up the channel towards the hide with 3 other snipe, having being flushed by a crow, but landed some distance away. It stayed, feeding, for 20-mins then flew off.