Swinhoe's Snipe Gallinago megala, first for Finland!

Gallinago megala
A party of first twitchers at Tohmajarvi, Vartsila, E Finland 16.6.2008 3.10am. Foto: Hannu Koskinen
The target already seen and heard once.

Gallinago megala
More twitchers at Tohmajarvi, Vartsila, E Finland 16.6.2008 3.10am. Foto: Hannu Koskinen
Habitat of the Swinhoe's Snipe (and Corncrake also) on background.

Gallinago megala
Swinhoe's Snipe displaying at Tohmajarvi, Vartsila, E Finland 16.6.2008 4.19am. Foto: Hannu Koskinen

Gallinago megala
Swinhoe's Snipe displaying at Tohmajarvi, Vartsila, E Finland 16.6.2008 6.03am. Foto: Hannu Koskinen

Gallinago megala
Swinhoe's Snipe displaying at Tohmajarvi, Vartsila, E Finland 16.6.2008 6.03am. Foto: Hannu Koskinen

Gallinago megala
Swinhoe's Snipe singing on a roof of barn at Tohmajarvi, Vartsila, E Finland 16.6.2008 4.19am. Foto: Hannu Koskinen