American Woodcock Scolopax minor Gmelin, 1789    Synonyms: AMWO, Bécasse, Bogsucker, Hokumpoke, Labrador Twister, Mud Bat, Timberdoodle.
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Chordata   >   Class Aves   >   Order Charadriiformes   >   Family Scolopacidae   >   Genus Scolopax   

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An American Woodcock in Prince George's Co., Maryland (3/22/2015). Photo by Rob Holtz. (MBP list)

American Woodcock calling between displaying in Howard Co., Maryland (2/17/2017). Photo by Anthony VanSchoor. (MBP list)

An American Woodcock forages along a wintry roadside in Dorchester Co., Maryland (1/26/2014). Watch video of it foraging. Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

An American Woodcock in Baltimore City, Maryland (10/31/2014). Photo by Jared Fisher. (MBP list)

An American Woodcock foraging in Baltimore Co., Maryland (2/19/2015). Photo by Tim Carney. (MBP list)

An American Woodcock foraging in Baltimore Co., Maryland (2/19/2015). Photo by Tim Carney. (MBP list)

An American Woodcock in Worcester Co., Maryland (8/24/2012). Photo by Nancy Magnusson. (MBP list)

An American Woodcock in Harford Co., Maryland (3/16/2017). Photo by Josh Emm. (MBP list)

An American Woodcock in Howard Co., Maryland (3/16/2014). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

An American Woodcock in Allegany Co., Maryland (5/27/2012). Photo by Nancy Magnusson. (MBP list)

A young American Woodcock in St. Mary's Co., Maryland (4/4/2018). Photo by Laura Hammett. (MBP list)

A young American Woodcock in St. Mary's Co., Maryland (4/4/2018). Photo by Laura Hammett. (MBP list)

A female American Woodcock with a juvenile in Piscataquis Co., Maine (6/3/2016). Photo by Nancy Magnusson. (MBP list)

A Woodcock nest with eggs in Iowa Co., Wisconsin (4/8/2012). Photo by Corey Raimond. (MBP list)

American Woodcock in Garrett Co., Maryland (4/19/2020). (c) Kyle Klotz, all rights reserved. Photo by Kyle Klotz. (MBP list)

American Woodcock in St. Mary's Co., Maryland (12/3/2022). (c) Scott Clark, some rights reserved (CC BY). Photo by sfc155 via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

An American Woodcock in Queen Anne's Co., Maryland (3/25/2015). Photo by Daniel Irons. (MBP list)

American Woodcock in Garrett Co., Maryland (Date obscured). (c) Josh Emm, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Josh Emm. (MBP list)

American Woodcock in St. Mary's Co., Maryland (12/10/2022). (c) Jonathan Irons, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Jonathan Irons. (MBP list)

American Woodcock in Queen Anne's Co., Maryland (3/9/2023). (c) Jonathan Irons, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Jonathan Irons. (MBP list)

American Woodcock tracks and probing marks in Allegany Co., Maryland (5/27/2012). Photo by Nancy Magnusson. (MBP list)

American Woodcock displaying (recorded with thermal scope) in Montgomery Co., Maryland (1/18/2023). (c) Stephen John Davies, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Stephen John Davies via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

American Woodcock in Baltimore City, Maryland (11/2/2020). (c) Aaron Heinsman, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Aaron Heinsman via iNaturalist. (MBP list)


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