American Woodcock (Scolopax minor) - HBW 3, p. 490
French: Bécasse d'Amérique
Spanish: Chocha Americana
Taxonomy: Scolopax minor Gmelin, 1789, New York.
In past sometimes placed in genus Philohela. Monotypic.
Distribution: S Manitoba through Ontario and Quebec to New Brunswick and SW Newfoundland, and S through Great Plains and E USA to EC Texas, Gulf states and Florida. Winters in SE USA, on Atlantic and Gulf coastal plains from S Texas to S Florida.
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An adult bird feeding on the ground Locality Point Pelee National Park, Leamington, Ontario, Canada (Monotypic species)
Don DesJardin 30 April 2005 8 years ago 19 sec 4.5
A bird on the ground, at night Locality Patuxent River State Park, Maryland, USA (United States) (Monotypic species)
Robert Schaefer 9 March 2006 8 years ago 30 sec 1.8
PhotosSee all 10 photos
Locality Heislerville, Cumberland County, New Jersey, USA (United States)
email@example.com 22 February 1999 1 year ago 4.5
On the ground after dark. Woodcocks fly in spirals then plummet to the ground. This bird is making its buzzing call.
Locality New York, USA (United States)
Lee Hunter 17 March 2013 2 years ago 4.4
Walking slowly across a paved road, seemingly unafraid
Locality Waupoos East, Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada
Ian Barker 26 March 2014 1 year ago 4.4
Locality Cape May, Cape May County, New Jersey, USA (United States)
firstname.lastname@example.org 29 January 2000 1 year ago 4.3
Sitting on damp cedar mulch
Locality Oakville, Ontario, Canada
Greg Hine 14 August 2011 31 weeks ago 4
Injured. Submitted for treatment and release to the Creditview Animal & Bird Hospital.
Locality Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
Kevin Saldanha 11 April 2015 43 weeks ago 4
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