Recent Examples of woodcock from the Web
In northern Michigan's Benzie County, woodcock hunters will find plenty of public land with the spectacular fall colors in full bloom.
Reports of woodcock sightings from around the city started piling in after the snowstorm, according to people who track the bird populations in the city.
Depending on how his clientele is booking trips, the early and mid-fall encompass hunts for sharptail grouse and Hungarian partridge in the grasslands of Montana and North Dakota and ruffed grouse and woodcock in northern Minnesota’s forests.
Two significant discoveries have now been made about the woodcock.
The numbers of young birds in New Brunswick, where many woodcocks breed, have definitely been reduced, and adult birds that have been analyzed contain heavy residues of both DDT and a chlorinated hydrocarbon called heptachlor.
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First Known Use of woodcock
before 12th century
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