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15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Cheeky Snipe

I was roadtripping around Iceland. All along the way I heard this odd air raid siren like call. I finally realized it came from the Snipes - a cheeky little bird that never sits still long enough to photograph...until this fellow stared at me from a local fence post.

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Date Taken: 06.2017
Date Uploaded: 06.2017
Photo Location: Iceland
Camera: NIKON D500
Copyright: © Robert Drake