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Related to Philohela: Philohela minor, woodcock snipe
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Noun1.Philohela - American woodcocksPhilohela - American woodcocks      
bird genus - a genus of birds
family Scolopacidae, Scolopacidae - sandpiper family: sandpipers; woodcocks; snipes; tattlers; curlews; godwits; dowitchers
American woodcock, Philohela minor, woodcock snipe - small long-billed woodcock; prized as a game bird
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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).
Crepuscular behavior of American woodcock (Philohela minor Gmelin) and summer and fall habitat utilization by females in northeastern Minnestoa.--PhD dissertation, University of Minnesota, St.
* "Little lover of swamps or bogs"--translation of former scientific name, Philohela minor