Bogsucker - definition of Bogsucker by The Free Dictionary
|n.||1.||(Zool.) The American woodcock; - so called from its feeding among the bogs.|
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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You've got to love a bird with monikers such as timberdoodle and bogsucker
. It is most commonly known as the American woodcock and, each spring, it goes through its unusual mating ritual.
Other names: timberdoodle, bogsucker
, Labrador twister
Perhaps a companion volume should list the 500 least popular species to put in an aquarium, including the Frantic Bogsucker
, the Semi-amphibious Spitting Fish and the Teenager.