Jack Snipe

Lymnocryptes minimus

Order

CHARADRIIFORMES

Family

Sandpipers, Phalaropes (Scolopacidae)

Code 4

JASN

Code 6

LYMMIN

ITIS

HEAD

Jack Snipe Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Dagger
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Head pattern: Striped, Unique pattern
  • Crown Color: Brown and black.
  • Forehead Color: Brown
  • Nape Color: Brown and black.
  • Throat Color: Brown
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Jack Snipe Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 23-25 cm (9-10 in)
  • Weight: 54 g (1.9 oz)
  • Size: Small (5 - 9 in)
  • Color Primary: Brown
  • Underparts: White with brown streaks on breast and sides.
  • Upperparts: Brown and black with four pale stripes running down back.
  • Back Pattern: Striped or streaked
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Striped or streaked

FLIGHT

Jack Snipe Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Direct flight with rapid wing beats.
  • Wingspan Range: 38-41 cm (15-16 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Pointed Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Mottled
  • Upper Tail: Dark Brown
  • Under Tail: Brown
  • Leg Color: Yellow-green
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Head Feathers and Markings X
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