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American Woodcock

By susanann
We found this odd looking fellow while hiking in a conservation area and came home and "googled"to find out what type of bird he was. He apparently is mostly nocturnal and only spends the summers in Canada...

Tags: Wildlife and nature

Voters: piccy, AlanBW, Artois and 19 more

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AlanBW 11 20 England
2 Apr 2008 6:20PM
Never seen one of these before, excellent markings and detail

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piccy 11 8 Wales
2 Apr 2008 6:21PM
Nice shot of this strange looking bird. He must have cold feet.
OAKEY 9 United Kingdom
2 Apr 2008 6:34PM
Good capture of a woodcock they have super camaflauge when there in the woodlands they are very hard to spot amongst the leaves on the woodland floor. Shaun.
Glostopcat 11 255 2 England
2 Apr 2008 6:36PM
Superb capture, it looks like he's trying to sneak past you undetected!
Maiwand 10 3 73 England
2 Apr 2008 6:38PM
What a stunning shot and captured in a perfect location. never seen one before and I thank you for this view.
Dugud 9 United Kingdom
2 Apr 2008 7:35PM
Great shot and lovely detail, never seen one before.
Great to see some mysterious creature. A very nice shot. JNC
lammie 13
2 Apr 2008 7:38PM
Nice detailed shot of this bird. thanks for sharing.
User_Removed 9 78 1 United Kingdom
2 Apr 2008 7:39PM
fantastic capture
2 Apr 2008 8:16PM
Great shot.
Shroomer 10 14 167 England
2 Apr 2008 8:38PM
Easy to see in snow, without the snow so elusive, well spotted.
A rare sight on here well done
User_Removed Junior Member 11 16 England
2 Apr 2008 10:35PM
Wonderful capture. He's quite a funny character!
22 Apr 2008 1:52PM
very nice execellent Dawn
vickyf 12 8 8 United Kingdom
7 May 2010 7:18PM
What a beauty. Only just come across your pf - you have some really nice photos.

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