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: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ta1fxy0MR2c&t=6s
Youtube video of woodcocks “waltzing”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eSh9Shgwc5o
More Information: All About Birds