Every Call Counts

Murphy, Mike
April 2010
New York State Conservationist;Apr2010, Vol. 64 Issue 5, p6
The article presents information on the American woodcock, Scolopax minor. It is noted that migratory birds, like the woodcock, spend their winters in southern U.S. and head north during spring. Ornithologists can monitor a male woodcock's population easily by observing its peenting. The woodcock has a long bill, round body, large eyes, and erratic flight.


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