The Wilson's Snipe are found around wetlands, banks and marsh areas in most of the United States. This little plump birds can actually fly up to 60mph. Their speed along with their zig zag flight pattern make them a difficult target to hit. This is why the nickname in the 1770s for those known to hunt snipe well was a "sniper" hence the term we now use for someone that is a good shot with a gun.

Gallery in Historic Downtown

47 SW Osceola St.

Stuart, Florida, 34994 USA

Open Tuesday - Sunday and by appointment

Artist Studio & 7000Ft Gallery

4545 SE Dixie Hwy.

Stuart, Florida, 34997 USA

Open Monday - Saturday and by appointment

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