16th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Stepping out of the Shadows
Wilson's Snipe - Peacock's Pocket Road, Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge, Wilson, Florida
I went back to the spot I photographed the Virginia Rail the day before to see if it would make another showing, but found this guy instead.
Back in the day when I was a Boy Scout we used to send the new recruits (a.k.a. Tenderfoot scouts) out on "Snipe Hunts" because actually finding a snipe was near impossible, and it was a fun way to frustrate the new kids. And to this day when I actually find a snipe I realize just how lucky I am.
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||Nov. 27, 2018, 3:05 p.m.
||Canon EOS 5DS R