Common Name: Wilson's Snipe
Scientific Name: Gallinago delicata
Creator: Jerrett, Jennifer
Description: In the Spring, when many of Yellowstone's grassy meadows are flooded and marshy, a peculiar sound rises out of the gathering dark of nightfall. What makes this sound is surprising enough, but how it makes it is extraordinary. Katy Duffy, Interpretive Planner and birding aficionado, reveals the mystery.
Location: Yellowstone National Park; Wyoming
Acknowledgments: Shared via a collaborative project with the Yellowstone National Park Sound Library.
Audio Rights: Public Domain