TITLE

The American Woodcock

PUB. DATE
October 2006
SOURCE
New York State Conservationist;Oct2006, Vol. 61 Issue 2, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides information about the American woodcock. The American woodcock is one of New York's most unusual upland birds. Approximately the size of a mourning dove, the woodcock has a bill that looks too long for its body, and ears that are placed forward on the face, between the eyes and the bill. It requires a diverse mix of habitats to thrive, including riparian shrublands and forests, as well as upland shrublands, early successional forests and forest thickets.
ACCESSION #
22895070

 

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