TITLE

Woodcock Populations

AUTHOR(S)
Post, Timothy J.
PUB. DATE
October 2006
SOURCE
New York State Conservationist;Oct2006, Vol. 61 Issue 2, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the declining woodcock population in the U.S. Annual spring surveys of their breeding grounds show that woodcock numbers in the eastern flyway and in New York have been falling by about 2 percent since the 1960s--a loss of over 55 percent in the last 40 years. As a result, national and international bird conservation organizations consider the American woodcock a species of continental concern, and protecting the woodcock is a high priority in its habitat ranges.
ACCESSION #
22895071

 

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