January 2004 – vol. 97, issue 1, pp 54–55 A novice birdwatcher looking at Monthly Marathon photo number 201 (Brit. Birds 96: plate 245, repeated here as plate 25) might wonder if the bird depicted in the photograph is a wader, with the stripes on the mantle possibly suggesting a species of snipe Gallinago. Along with the striped mantle, our bird also shows conspicuous white barring on the flanks. Taken together, these features do not fit ... This article is only available to subscribed users.To read more, please log in or purchase a subscription.