AFRICAN SNIPE DISPLAY FLIGHT – CHOBE RIVER

In spite of the dive speed at an angle of around 35 degrees I was able to catch the feather configuration that produces the drumming noise caused by the airflow passing rapidly over the stiffened and widely spread tail feathers during aerial display late one afternoon.

African Snipe, P Cardwell www.avianleisure.com

African Snipe taken in the Chobe area

African Snipe, P Cardwell www.avianleisure.com

African Snipe, amazing aerial display

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