American Woodcock – 5/24/19

Observer: Richard Mandell

Observation Date: 5/24/19

Observation Time: afternoon

Observation Location: 580 Mountain St.

Common Name: American Woodcock

Scientific Name: Scolopax minor

Comments: Woodcocks are also called timberdoodles. They nest on the ground, and are very well camouflaged.

Youtube video of woodcock mating flight:

Youtube video of woodcocks “waltzing”:

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