Outdoors Journal: The sound of woodcocks

  • by: JIM GILBERT
  • Updated: March 22, 2012 - 10:41 PM

The ground is thawing and unlocking the food supply of earthworms and insects for the American woodcock, so they are returning from the southern states and we are hearing their telltale "peenting" calls and observing their display flights. Woodcocks are stocky birds, with long bills, short necks and a deadleaf pattern on their bodies.

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Cleveland 6 Top 9th Inning
Detroit 8
Chicago Cubs - WP: J. Arrieta 5 FINAL
Cincinnati - LP: A. DeSclafani 2
Washington - LP: G. Gonzalez 2 FINAL
Miami - WP: D. Haren 6
Toronto - LP: M. Buehrle 1 FINAL
Tampa Bay - WP: C. Archer 5
Atlanta 4 Top 9th Inning
Philadelphia 5
Boston 4 Bottom 7th Inning
Baltimore 16
St. Louis 2 Bottom 5th Inning
Milwaukee 5
Kansas City - LP: K. Herrera 2 FINAL
Chicago WSox - WP: D. Robertson 3
Kansas City 3 Bottom 4th Inning
Chicago WSox 0
Texas 1 Top 3rd Inning
LA Angels 0
Houston 0 Bottom 1st Inning
Oakland 0
Los Angeles 0 Top 1st Inning
San Diego 0
Pittsburgh 0 Top 1st Inning
Arizona 0
San Francisco 0 Postponed
Colorado 0
Minnesota 0 Top 1st Inning
Seattle 0
NY Mets - J. Niese 7:05 PM
NY Yankees - N. Eovaldi
Cleveland 101 FINAL
Boston 93
LA Clippers 25 2nd Qtr 10:50
San Antonio 28
Toronto 5:30 PM
Washington
Houston 8:00 PM
Dallas
St. Louis 0 2nd Prd
Minnesota 1
Montreal 5:00 PM
Ottawa
Los Angeles 4:00 PM
Red Bull New York
Toronto FC 6:00 PM
Orlando City
Portland 8:30 PM
Seattle
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