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Woodcock Sighting on Sawbill Trail!

6/8/15 – Attention, bird nerds! Yesterday, an American Woodcock was sighted along the side of Sawbill trail, to the delight of myself and the lucky Sawbill customers in my transportation group.
As a migratory bird, the American woodcock lives in the North (southern Canada, Maine and the Great Lakes region) during spring and summer but spends the cold months in the South (Virginia, North and South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas and Texas). While migrating, woodcocks fly at the unusually low altitude of about 50 feet (compared to Canada Geese, which migrate at an altitude of about 3,000 feet).
Welcome back, woodcock! We hope to see more of you this summer! – Olive