Momma Woodcock waiting for her babies to hatch

Rare ground bird seen up close

On a walk around our land, we came across this Woodcock nesting. She blends in well with all the brush and leaves. Once the babies hatch, they leave their nest in 4 hours.

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Awood says ... on Tuesday, Apr 29 at 7:04 PM

Thanks for this pic!! I see them doing their crazy dance in the sky every night in the spring but never got to see one this close yet!! Love this pic!!

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theview says ... on Tuesday, Apr 29 at 4:22 PM

Great find! I would have never seen that.

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