snipe

Spotlight on snipe

Editor Pete Carr looks at the methods, equipment and areas involved in the pursuit of this diminutive and elusive wader found in bog and marsh The tiny snipe makes up for its lack in stature for the sport it always

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Posted in Driven Game, Features

Spotlight on… Snipe

Editor Pete Carr looks at the methods, equipment and areas involved in the pursuit of this diminutive and elusive wader found in bog and marsh The tiny snipe makes up for its lack in stature with the sport it always

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Posted in Everyman's Sport, Wildfowling

Northern Ireland shooting land supports wading birds

Land in Northern Ireland that is for shooting has been shown to provide vital habitat for wading bird populations. Recent results of a study comparing data from 1987, 1999 and 2013 show major declines in curlew, lapwing and snipe in

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Top ten

The challenge: shoot a 10-species game bag in five hours. Charlie Jacoby heads to the Scottish Borders for the attempt To the Borders of Scotland where, on Britains’ shortest day, you can shoot Britain’s biggest bag: grouse, pheasant, partridge, rabbit,

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Posted in Everyman's Sport

Wading through snipe

Scotland’s snipe are eagerly sought after quarry, and on North Uist Simon Everett samples some Scottish snipe shooting at its best North Uist is something of a Mecca for driven snipe shooting and is an ideal location to pursue plover

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