American woodcock

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Noun1.American woodcock - small long-billed woodcockAmerican woodcock - small long-billed woodcock; prized as a game bird
woodcock - game bird of the sandpiper family that resembles a snipe
genus Philohela, Philohela - American woodcocks
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It is most commonly known as the American woodcock and, each spring, it goes through its unusual mating ritual.
Critique: Mark Parman is the author of "A Grouse Hunter's Almanac: The Other Kind of Hunting" (9780299249205, $29.95 HC; $15.95 PB, $9.99 Kindle) and the editor for "A Passion for Grouse: The Lore and Legend of America's Premier Game Bird" (Wild River Press, 9780989523608, $75.00, HC, 548pp), and a member of the Ruffed Grouse Society, American Woodcock Society, and Loyal Order of Dedicated Grouse Hunters.
White-tailed deer, ruffed grouse, American woodcock, eastern cottontail, and snowshoe hare were common on the property, but some, like the snowshoe hare, have become rare as the forests have aged.
1982: Effects of habitat variables on foraging of American woodcock wintering in East Texas.
Meet at Bolton Flats parking lot on Route 117 to search for rails, bitterns and shorebirds; 7:30 p.m., meet at Pine Hill WMA parking area, Pine Hill Road, Lancaster, for whip-poor-will and American woodcock. Leader, Bart Kap, (508) 753-7463 or
(Eds.); Proceedings of the Eight American woodcock Symposium, Washington, U.S.
In regards to "Woodcock Woes": just so you know, the Latin name for American woodcock is not Philohela minor, but rather Scolopax minor (it was changed since Woolner wrote his book).
The project will benefit species such as mallard, wood duck, Kentucky warblers and American woodcock.
Young, moist woodlands with dense understory and early successional forests are preferred habitats for American Woodcock and Veery.
Cape May Peninsula is considered by many as one of the "top 10 birding hot spots" in the country because of its migrating shorebirds, songbirds, raptors, and American woodcock (Scolopax minor).
Key words: American woodcock, behavior, courtship, field use, prescribed burns, Scolopax minor.

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