Watch the Woodcock!

Tonight the woodcock began displaying while it was still light enough to record video. Typically, woodcock will begin displaying about 15 minutes after sunset.  Tonight's sunset took place at 7:15 and the video began at 7:40.  At this point the woodcock had been active for several minutes.   At least here in New Jersey, woodcock are … Continue reading Watch the Woodcock!

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I Thought I Saw a Woodcock!

I did! I did! On Thursday, I headed over to Liberty State Park. My mission was to shoot some footage, for a project to launch later this month.  I was armed with  my cell phone, binoculars, and a mug of tea. (What else does a field biologist really need?) What I really wanted was iconic … Continue reading I Thought I Saw a Woodcock!