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Jack Snipe lacks the pale central crown stripe seen in for example Common Snipe which is larger and has a longer bill
Marshes, bogs, tundra and wet meadows with short vegetation.
Inclined to 'sit tight' only being flushed at the last minute
They nest in a well-hidden location on the ground, laying 3-4 eggs.
These birds forage in soft mud, probing or picking up food by sight. Diet includes insects and earthworms, also plant material.
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