American Woodcock

American Woodcock Call in Lincoln

May 4, 2019

Norm Levey recorded this audio of an American woodcock along St. Anne's marsh in Lincoln.

Wildlife at Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge

April 26, 2018

A barred owl at Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Sudbury, photographed by Cynthia Pratt.
A barred owl at Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Sudbury, photographed by Cynthia Pratt.
A barred owl at Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Sudbury, photographed by Cynthia Pratt.
A barred owl at Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Sudbury, photographed by Cynthia Pratt.
Mallards at Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge, photographed by Cynthia Pratt.
Mallards at Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge, photographed by Cynthia Pratt.
A muskrat at Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge, photographed by Cynthia Pratt.
A muskrat at Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge, photographed by Cynthia Pratt.
A muskrat at Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge, photographed by Cynthia Pratt.
A muskrat at Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge, photographed by Cynthia Pratt.
A painted turtle at Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge, photographed by Cynthia Pratt.
A painted turtle at Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge, photographed by Cynthia Pratt.
A painted turtle at Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge, photographed by Cynthia Pratt.
A painted turtle at Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge, photographed by Cynthia Pratt.
Painted turtles at Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge, photographed by Cynthia Pratt.
Painted turtles at Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge, photographed by Cynthia Pratt.
An American woodchuck at Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge, photographed by Cynthia Pratt.
An American woodchuck at Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge, photographed by Cynthia Pratt.

Cynthia Pratt photographed a barred owl, mallards, a muskrat, painted turtles, and an American woodchuck at Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Sudbury and Maynard.

American Woodcock in Framingham

February 25, 2017

Carol Levin reports that American woodcocks were peenting at SVT's Waters and Weir Field in Framingham.

Birds in Berlin

November 11, 2014

An American woodcock in Berlin, photographed by Jesse Koyen.
An eastern bluebird in Berlin, photographed by Jesse Koyen.
Jesse Koyen photographed an American woodcock and an eastern bluebird in Berlin.

Nature at Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge

May 21, 2014

Chris Renna recorded this video at Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Maynard.

Wildlife at Great Meadows

June 10, 2013

An American woodcock at Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge, photographed by Lori Allen.
A great blue heron at Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge, photographed by Lori Allen.
A great blue heron at Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge, photographed by Lori Allen.
A long-tailed weasel at Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge, photographed by Lori Allen.
Downy woodpeckers at Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge, photographed by Lori Allen.
A yellow warbler at Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge, photographed by Lori Allen.
Lori Allen photographed an American woodcock, great blue herons, a long-tailed weasel, downy woodpeckers and a yellow warbler at Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge in Sudbury and Concord. Lori writes about her sightings on her blog.

American Woodcock at SVT's Greenways in Wayland

May 16, 2013

Laura Mattei reports seeing an American woodcock doing its broken wing display, something a mother woodcock will do to draw attention away from its nest or chicks, at SVT's Greenways Conservation Area in Wayland.

Woodcocks in Framingham

March 13, 2013

Carol Levin heard two American woodcocks at SVT's Waters and Weir Field in Framingham.

American Woodcock at SVT's Memorial Forest in Sudbury

March 21, 2012

An American woodcock at SVT's Memorial Forest in Sudbury, photographed by Ron McAdow.
An American woodcock at SVT's Memorial Forest in Sudbury, photographed by Ron McAdow.
Ron McAdow photographed this American woodcock, which was displaying at SVT's General Federation of Women's Clubs of Massachusetts Memorial Forest in Sudbury.
 

Signs of spring at SVT's Waters and Weir Field in Framingham

February 28, 2012

Carol Levin reports that two male American woodcocks were peenting and doing their evening display at SVT's Waters and Weir Field in Framingham.  Carol also saw red-winged blackbirds and common grackles there earlier in the day.

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