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Eurasian woodcock

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Eurasian woodcock
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Charadriiformes
Family: Scolopacidae
Genus: Scolopax
Species: S. rusticola
Binomial name
Scolopax rusticola
(Linnaeus, 1758)

The Eurasian woodcock (scientific name : Scolopax rusticola) is a bird of the Scolopacidae family. This woodcock lives in Asia, Europe and North Africa.

Description[edit | edit source]

The adult bird is about 35 cm (15 inches).

Behaviour[edit | edit source]

Feeding[edit | edit source]

The Eurasian woodcock eats earthworms, spiders, molluscs and insects.

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