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American Woodcock

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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Scolopax minor Scientific name
Charadriiformes Order
Scolopacidae Family
25 to 30 cm (Wingspan ) Length
Woodland, shrubland. Range follow link Habitat
3(4) Eggs, laid in a scrape.  Incubation 20 to 22 days, Fledging in 14/15 days. Clutch
Arthropods, worms, beetles & larvae. Food  
2968 -TSN: 176580 World Number
Least concern Status

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American Woodcock Allen T. Chartier Michigan, Oakwoods Metropark United States Song XC31012

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AKA:- Czech: Sluka americká
Danish: Amerikansk Skovsneppe
German: Kanadaschnepfe
English: American Woodcock, Bigheaded snipe, Blind snipe, Bogbird, Bogsucker, Mud Snipe, Timber Doodle, Wall-eyed snipe, Whistling Snipe, Wood Snipe, Woodcock
Spanish: Agachadiza Americana, Chocha Americana
Spanish (Mexico): Chocha Americana
Estonian: ameerika kurvits
Finnish: Amerikanlehtokurppa
French: Bécasse américaine, Bécasse d'Amérique
Italian: Beccaccia americana
Japanese: amerikayamashigi
Japanese: アメリカヤマシギ
Latin: Philohela minor, Rubicola minor, Scolopax minor
Dutch: Amerikaanse Houtsnip
Norwegian: Amerikarugde
Polish: slonka amerykanska, słonka amerykańska
Russian: Американский вальдшнеп
Slovak: sluka svištavá, Sluka svišt'avá, sluka svišťavá
Swedish: Amerikansk morkulla
Chinese: 小丘鹬


Bermuda Rare/Accidental

Canada Breeding

 Alberta Rare/Accidental


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Clipperton Atoll Rare/Accidental

Mexico Rare/Accidental

 Tamaulipas Rare/Accidental

 Yucatán Peninsula Rare/Accidental

Saint Pierre and Miquelon Breeding

USA Breeding




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 Montana Rare/Accidental


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 New Jersey

 New Mexico Rare/Accidental

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 Wyoming Rare/Accidental

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