American Woodcock

Scolopax minor - Bécasse d'Amérique

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Charadriiformes

  • Family
    :

    Scolopacidés

  • Genus
    :

    Scolopax

  • Species
    :

    minor

Descriptor

Gmelin, JF, 1789

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 31 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 42 à 48 cm.
  • Weight
    : 115 à 280 g
Longevity

8 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

American Woodcock (Scolopax minor) is a species of bird in the Scolopacidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Bécasse d'Amérique,
  • Chocha Americana,
  • Galinhola-pequena,
  • Kanadaschnepfe,
  • koboldszalonka,
  • Amerikaanse Houtsnip,
  • Beccaccia americana,
  • Amerikansk morkulla,
  • Amerikarugde,
  • sluka svišťavá,
  • sluka americká,
  • Amerikansk Skovsneppe,
  • amerikanlehtokurppa,
  • becada americana,
  • słonka amerykańska,
  • Amerikas sloka,
  • Американский вальдшнеп,
  • アメリカヤマシギ,
  • 小丘鹬,
  • 小丘鷸,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Temperate ; Shrubland : Temperate

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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