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Risk and Reward for the American Woodcock

Risk and Reward for the American Woodcock: the Energy Balance of an Early Migrant in a Late-Winter Storm By Andy Weik, RGS & AWS Regional Wildlife Biologist In the snowy North, we look forward to the arrival of woodcock and … Continue reading

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American Woodcock Activity Reports for February

The daily and weekly historical maps may be viewed here: http://www.ruffedgrousesociety.org/Migration%20Maps%20-%20Feb%202016. We’ve had more February reports to the system than any other recent February. A review of the comments provided with the reports for “firsts” or other interesting items indicates: … Continue reading

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Tracking Woodcock Migration Research

The winter woodcock trapping season is complete with the last satellite transmitters (PTTs) deployed in February 2016. This winter the researchers deployed 28 transmitters in Louisiana and Texas. It appears at least some of the transmitters deployed in the fall … Continue reading

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