Eurasian woodcock

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The Eurasian woodcock – Scolopax rusticola is a medium sized wader of the family Scolopacidae. It is an extensive summer breeder across wooded Temperate and subarctic Eurasia, but is resident in parts of Temperate W Europe. It winters in W Europe, around the Mediterranean basin, S Asia and SE Asia. In the AWB Region it is a summer breeder to Azerbaijan and Georgia. It is a winter visitor to Armenia, the S coast of the Caspian Sea, all the coasts of Turkey, N Iraq, Palestine and Cyprus, and suitable habitats across the Maghreb states, Libya and Egypt.

Order:  Charadriiformes
Family: Scolopacidae
Genus:  Scolopax

Species...Scolopax rusticola
Eurasian woodcock - Species - ebird.org
Eurasian woodcock - Species sheet - wikipedia.org
Eurasian woodcock - Card - oiseaux-birds.com
Eurasian woodcock - Paper - bto.org
Eurasian woodcock - Sounds & Maps - xeno-canto.org

Additional Material...
Eurasian woodcock - Images - google.com
Eurasian woodcock - Video  - youtube.com
Eurasian woodcock - Datazone - birdlife.org

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