Common Snipe at Keoladeo National Park, Rajasthan, India

The Common Snipe at Keoladeo National Park is a pudgy wader and typically found in marshes and wet meadows.

Common Snipe is a shy bird with short legs and their body is mottled brown with an intricate pattern of usually 3 long Buffy streaks down their back and a striped head - that helps it conceal itself around vegetation.

Mostly inconspicuous, Common Snipes usually forage in soft mud or wood stumps - it starts by probing with its very long bill and picking up food by sight preferring to eat insects, earthworms and plant material. 

Keoladeo National Park near Agra, located in Rajasthan, India is a Natural UNESCO World Heritage Site. How to reach Keoladeo National Park?

Tag : Keoladeo National Park | Content: | Image: J M Garg | Update: 14-Mar-2021