Note to the hunter: Who is referred to as swamp-meadow game?
Below is a list of swamp and meadow game with photos shared by users of the site “Siberian hunter”. If you can add to this list and offer photos of birds that are not in this article, add them to the appropriate section of the photo gallery (specifying the name of the game) and leave a link here. Detailed, detailed comments are welcome.
The size of the hollow tree is about 30-35 cm in length, the weight of some individuals can reach 260 grams. The wingspan of this bird is about 45 cm. it Differs from the ordinary snipe in a slightly more dense build and the length of the beak. Hollow tree nests can be found in swampy areas, in lowlands of rivers, and in wet, grassy meadows.
The photo of the dupel was added by the APS user in 2015.
The two most common species of these birds are the medium Curlew and the large Curlew. The size of a large Curlew in length can be 60 cm, and the wingspan can reach 1 m. the weight of the bird is up to 1 kg. the Average Curlew differs from a large one in color, smaller in size and weighs no more than 500 grams.
Thin-billed Curlew, Large Curlew and far Eastern Curlew are listed in the Red book of the Russian Federation.
photo of the Curlew
A photo of a Curlew was added by a Marksman user in 2010.
Small Sandpiper: body length about 26 cm, weight up to 180 g, wingspan about 45 cm. It has a straight, long enough beak, nests in small depressions in the ground.
photo of Snipe
Photo of snipe added by user sery65 in 2016.
The size of this bird is small: length about 20-30 cm, weight up to 200 grams. The wingspan is up to half a meter. The Crake has a rounded body, an elongated neck, a small bill with a reddish-brown tint, and a short tail.
photo of Crake
A photo of the Crake was added by an APS user in 2015.
Tokuyuschie males have a remarkable mating outfit-a lush collar “jabot”, bright color of the plumage, as well as processes (resembling warts) on the head. At the end of the mating period, males and females differ less clearly. Males are distinguished, perhaps, only by their size. Nests of ruffs can be seen in the grass in the marshes, the lowlands of rivers and moist, grassy meadows.
photo of Turukhtan
Photos of birds were added by kubazoud and ogkv users in 2013.
In length, the lapwing can reach up to 30 cm. this bird is distinguished by a dark, shiny, greenish back, a black neck and head with a tuft on the back of the head, a white belly and a white tail with a black stripe. Lapwing nests (sometimes entire colonies) are most often found in wet grassy meadows and swamps.
photo of the Lapwing
A photo of a lapwing was added by an APS user in 2015.
A large snail is a bird up to 35 cm in length, with a wingspan of up to 70 cm. the Weight of large individuals can reach 280 grams. It has gray-green legs, gray-brown plumage with a transition to white on the belly. A distinctive feature is a slightly curved up beak.
photo of a Large snail
A photo of this bird was added by user eremakan in 2015.
First of all, it is useful for novice hunters to get acquainted with this list of swamp and meadow game. Although it will probably be interesting for all of us to see and discuss such successful shots.