Woodcock
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Characteristics
Colouring Dark brown upper, barred pale lower
Voice Sharp, high whistle
Feeds on Worms, beetles and seeds
Flight Quick and direct
Nesting Hedgerow
Social Family Groups
Woodcock
Woodcock
Also Known As ..
Eurasian Woodcock
Page Last Updated 09/09/2017 06:55:00
Base Information
Sex Both
Age Both
Status Vulnerable
Order Charadriiformes
Family Scolopacidae
Species Scolopax rusticola
Category Waders
StdName Eurasian Woodcock
Vital Statistics
Length 33 to 38 cms
Weight 250 to 420 gms
Wingspan 55 to 65 cms
Lifespan 1 to 10 years
Beak Length Long
Beak Width Narrow
Beak Shape General
Tail Length Short
Distribution YCommon RRare VVery Rare NNot Seen
Region EUYEurope
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Region NANNorth America
CAN
Country USNUnited States
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Woodcock (Species=Scolopax rusticola / Standard Name=Eurasian Woodcock)