Migratory Bird Species

A snipe wading through mud in a field,
Proper Gear for Snipe Hunting

It does not take much gear to take up snipe hunting. I love gear.  There,…

A wilson's snipe during the migration
Tracking the Snipe Migration

A look into snipe hunting and their migration south. Did you know snipe are a…

A Virginia rail walking in a swamp
Snipe, Soras and Other Rails: The Misunderstood Birds of September

Get your bird seasons started early with the overlooked game birds of September “They’re just…

A sora rail on the edge of a water line during hunting season.
Sora Rail Hunting on a Skiff

Sora rail might be one more reason to start this bird season earlier than usual.…

A snipe about to take flight from a marsh.
Identifying and Locating Snipe Habitat for Hunting

Here is a basic foundation to finding snipe habitat for this bird hunting season. Mention…

a murder of crows fly's across a field.
Is Crow Hunting Worth My Time?

Crow hunting is good filler for the down times and despite what we often think…

An American crow sitting on a branch.
American Crow – A Game Bird Species Profile

Would You Hunt (and Eat) Crows? Ready for an unusual one? The American crow (Corvus…

A wilson's Snipe looking for food in a marsh.
Wilson’s Snipe (Gallinago delicata) – An Upland Game Bird Profile

The Wilson’s Snipe is a real and worthy pursuit (Gallinago delicata). Perhaps no other bird…

A snipe walks the waters edge.
Snipe Hunting is Not Just a Prank

Snipe Hunting may just be the early season challenge to get you ready for other…