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Formerly contained Wilson's Snipe (delicata), now recognized as a full species.
There are 2 subspecies1:
They breed in marshes, bogs, tundra and wet meadows.
The cryptic plumage makes them difficult to see amongst the vegetation. When disturbed, they fly off in a series of zig-zags.
The nest is well concealed on the ground.
The song has been described as "Chip..per Chip..per."
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