Wednesday, November 7, 2012

found woodcock released





This is a first: A rehabilitated American woodcock (Scolopax minor) was released at Ijams Nature Center.

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2 comments:

Robin Barrow said...

Neat! Do woodcocks stay at Ijams all winter?

Stephen Lyn Bales said...

Hello Robin.

No. Not to my knowledge. Call it an experiment, but I'm sure it's already moved on.

The earliest I've heard them next door at Forks-of-the-River is February, but to be honest I've never looked (or listened) in January.