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!
We are officially back in the field for Season 2 of #JerseyDoodles. During the 2018 season, we're continuing to expand our efforts. In 2016 we conducted a regional survey of potential woodcock habitat in across post-industrial and non-industrial habitat in Northern New Jersey. We learned woodcock do in fact use degraded habitat such as … Continue reading 2018 Game Plan
This week, I've left the field to attend #AOSSCO17 (The joint meeting of American Ornithological Society and Society of Canadian Ornithologists). Last night I shared the 2016 field season results as the poster session. (When I have the video link I will share that as well.) https://widgets.figshare.com/articles/5271034/embed?show_title=1 To increase participation and interest, I challenged viewers … Continue reading What did we learn from #JerseyDoodles: Pilot Season?