Common Snipe / Agachadiza común
Maximum size: 30 cm
They live in wetlands, riverbanks, bogs, marshlands, mudflats, salt-lakes
and fresh-water lagoons.
They prey on invertebrates.
They run along the lagoons looking for food continuously submerging
their long beaks in the water and the mud, often in the company of black-tailed
They are difficult to be seen as they are not abundant. They only nest
in the north of Spain. They are customary visitors in the lagoons of the
south of the peninsula.