Katie Voelker

Did You Know?

  • Wilson’s snipe is a large shorebird (10.5 inches long and weighing about 4 oz).  Like most shorebirds, this species likes to forage on mudflats and in water less than three inches deep in wetlands and along shorelines.  Snipe will use their 3-inch long bill to probe into the mud for such morsels as larvae and earthworms.  Snipe nest in Canada and across the northern tier of the U.S.
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