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Painted Snipe

By DaveWales  
One from a few years back,this bird is fairly shy but I managed to creep up and get a virtually full frame shot of this little stunner. I have never managed anything on the species since !

Tags: Male The gambia Wildlife and nature Painted Snipe Rostratula Benghalenis

Voters: NaturesHaven, mommablue, Rev2 and 18 more

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Rev2 8 302 2 England
10 Oct 2013 7:19PM
Nice one Dave, it's a male by the way.

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10 Oct 2013 7:27PM
What a great bird, a new one to me !
john_starkey 7 2 3 United Kingdom
10 Oct 2013 7:28PM
Love the clarity in the eye,

Niknut Plus
8 1.8k 76 United Kingdom
11 Oct 2013 5:25PM
Superb shot !!......lovely clarity !!

Never seen one of these beauty's before ???Smile
DaveWales 5 1 Wales
11 Oct 2013 6:03PM
I have changed the bird's sex in the tag..thanks Rev2

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