Eurasian Woodcock

Scolopax rusticola - Bécasse des bois

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Charadriiformes

  • Family
    :

    Scolopacidés

  • Genus
    :

    Scolopax

  • Species
    :

    rusticola

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 35 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 56 à 60 cm.
  • Weight
    : 250 à 420 g
Longevity

21 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Eurasian Woodcock (Scolopax rusticola) is a species of bird in the Scolopacidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Bécasse des bois,
  • Chocha Perdiz,
  • Galinhola,
  • Waldschnepfe,
  • Erdei szalonka,
  • Houtsnip,
  • Beccaccia eurasiatica,
  • Morkulla,
  • Rugde,
  • sluka hôrna,
  • sluka lesní,
  • Skovsneppe,
  • lehtokurppa,
  • becada eurasiàtica,
  • Skógarsnípa,
  • słonka (zwyczajna),
  • sloka,
  • sloka,
  • Вальдшнеп,
  • ヤマシギ,
  • 丘鹬,
  • นกปากซ่อมดง,
  • 山鷸〔丘鷸〕,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Boreal, Temperate ; Shrubland : Mediterranean-type Shrubby Vegetation ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Plantations

Geographic range

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