Eurasian Woodcock

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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
Eurasian Woodcock
Eurasian Woodcock
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Page Last Updated 11/16/2019 9:45:04 AM
Base Information
Sex Both
Age Both
Status Vulnerable
Order Charadriiformes
Family Scolopacidae
Species Scolopax rusticola
Category Waders
StdName Eurasian Woodcock
Vital Statistics
Length 13.0 to 15.0 ins
Weight 8.8 to 14.9 ozs
Wingspan 21.7 to 25.6 ins
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
Region NAYNorth America
Country USRUnited States
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Eurasian Woodcock (Species=Scolopax rusticola / Standard Name=Eurasian Woodcock)