American Woodcock

(Scolopax minor)

A small, secretive, plump, well-camouflaged, woodland ground bird, American Woodcock has a large eye placed high in its head, giving it an unusual “bug-eyed” appearance.  Males perform a unique aerial courting display in March.

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