Recent Examples of woodcock from the Web
Miss Lusk’s woodcock sandwich mixed strained tomatoes and melted cheese, added raw eggs, and slathered the paste between layers of bread (or biscuits).
On the west side of Interstate 65 off 49th Street in Hobart lies a stretch of nature where turtles hatch, woodcocks nest, deer graze and six acres of native prairie plants grow.
In the past, woodcock were abundant because there was plenty of young forest.
In northern Michigan's Benzie County, woodcock hunters will find plenty of public land with the spectacular fall colors in full bloom.
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.
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.
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First Known Use of woodcock
before 12th century
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