snipe; drumming

To: 'Kevin Windle' <>, "" <>
Subject: snipe; drumming
From: Suzanne EDGAR <>
Date: Thu, 1 Mar 2018 07:37:42 +0000

V erudite!



From: Kevin Windle [
Sent: Thursday, 1 March 2018 12:01 PM
To: <> <>
Subject: RE: [canberrabirds] snipe; drumming


Sometimes also known as ‘bleating’ (and in Russian ‘bleyanie), or ‘winnowing’.


Kevin Windle


From: John Leonard
Sent: Thursday, 1 March 2018 11:53 AM
To: <> <m("","canberrabirds");">>
Subject: Re: [canberrabirds] Latham's snipe (a much livelier fellow in Japan)


I have seen this display with the Common Snipe in the UK. It's called 'drumming'.

John Leonard




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