Gershchnep is small, slightly greater than a sparrow, the gershchnep is one of the favorite birds of hunters-athletes. He shows up in the marshes late in the fall, when snipe and snipe move to the south, corncrakes, pogonis and guards go away.
Sometimes the jacks remain in the swamp until the very first frost. The fine attic is identified by stylish plumage. On the head of this bird along the crown is a broad black band. On the shoulders as well as back, the jackhole feathers are repainted black with a metal purple or eco-friendly tint.
The upper part of the neck has a fragile walnut-brown color, and the lengthened top feathers glow orange. Reasonably short and also slightly broadened at the base of the beak has a brown tint. Legs are olive-brown. The garcon evaluates no greater than 90 g, and its size does not exceed 16 cm.
Garchnep suches as to pick the marshy grassy marshes, thick with reeds and also sedge. The flying jacks stop on the marshy shores of rivers as well as lakes. It feeds upon the garp with slugs as well as worms, yet likewise takes in the seeds of the marsh plants.
In the springtime, when snipes appear on the marshes, the jackspouts also return from the wintering grounds. Practically immediately after the trip birds begin to create pairs. The men of a jackal are tipped, like snipe, airborne. The noise, provided by their quill, can often be heard in the springtime on an overload.
This is a kind of rattling, which is obtained in the same way as in the bleating of a snipe, when the jack-boy falls from a fantastic elevation along an inclined trajectory.
Jacks of the Hammer Screws
Nests of the jacks are organized on dry hummocks in the center of marshy marshes. They lie in little openings, covered with turf and horsetail. Hatching eggs, the female rests so tightly that it is simple to take it in hands straight from the nest.
Ousted, she goes back to her masonry on the ground and remains to rest. Late in the autumn, you can see jack-eaters on regular swamp bogs. The discarding of these birds significantly diversify the search and also delight the hunters in the plume with a fitting end to the period. Harque is a lot more tasty than snapper, but it is inferior in preference to its quill.
Searching for a Nutcracker
As for all waders, for hunting jacks, searching time is a summer-autumn season. In the springtime, firing them is strictly banned. In a marshy grassy marsh, it is troublesome to deal with a self-propelled gun, besides, without a pet dog, the jackhole can not be increased to the wing. This bird rests very tightly.
When searching jackaloes, they make use of sweetheart dogs — — pug canines and spaniels. A solid bird is not distinguished by strength. She lets the canine come extremely close and takes off from under her muzzle. The flounder flies reduced as well as slowly, slightly guiding while airborne. In the wind, the trip speed is considerably enhanced.
Jet stream throw the bird from side to side, making it difficult to strike it. To shoot the jacks, the tiniest fraction number is utilized. Usually this number is 10, but if there is an opportunity, it is better to take 12th or 11th numbers entirely.
The battle of the weapons as well as apparel remains the like in the snipe hunting, many thanks to the fact that in the late autumn in the marshes the dog elevates snipe, jackal, as well as in some cases even epaulettes. The range in capturing in birds so varied in flight provides hunting rate of interest and sportiness.