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Bird Watching (UK) - - Species Woodcock -

WOOD­COCK Sci­en­tific name: Scolopax rus­ti­cola

Length: 33-38cm (inc bill 6-8) Wingspan: 55-65cm UK num­bers: 55,241 breed­ing pairs / 1.4 mil­lion win­ter­ing Habi­tat: Breed in moist wood­land, or fields with wet soil, shade and un­der­growth Diet: Worms, bee­tles, spi­ders, cater­pil­lars, fly larva, small snails

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