In the Prioksko-Terrasny Reserve results for contests “Wood Spirit Terras Terrasovich is the Forest Defender” and “Feed the Birds in Winter” have been summed up. About 2000 people took part in the contests.
At the mating male snipe rises to a height of 100 meters, and then swoops down rapidly. At the same time he makes a sound like the bleating of a sheep. The source of this sound is the tail feathers, vibrating under the pressure of the air.