The Angry Looking Snipe

How can a bird go from calm and inviting to intense and dominating in the space of seconds.  

The snipe (Gallinago Gallinago), described by the RSPB as being "skulking" really does have a range of expressions as we saw in this character on the roadside on Unst in Shetland.  A wading bird that is found throughout Britain, this chap was pottering along the roadside when we found him.

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