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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Seattle - LP: T. Walker 2 FINAL
Toronto - WP: A. Sanchez 8
Houston - WP: J. Thatcher 10 FINAL
Detroit - LP: A. Wilson 8
Cincinnati - LP: R. Iglesias 2 FINAL
Cleveland - WP: T. Bauer 5
Baltimore - LP: M. Gonzalez 2 FINAL
Miami - WP: T. Koehler 5
Oakland - WP: S. Gray 7 FINAL
Tampa Bay - LP: E. Ramirez 2
NY Mets - LP: J. Niese 1 FINAL
Pittsburgh - WP: F. Liriano 9
Philadelphia - LP: A. Harang 1 FINAL
Washington - WP: G. Gonzalez 4
LA Angels - LP: H. Santiago 1 FINAL
Boston - WP: W. Miley 6
Milwaukee - LP: J. Nelson 1 FINAL
Atlanta - WP: M. Foltynewicz 2
St. Louis - WP: M. Wacha 6 FINAL
Kansas City - LP: Y. Ventura 1
Minnesota - WP: K. Gibson 8 FINAL
Chicago WSox - LP: J. Quintana 1
Chicago Cubs - LP: J. Hammel 3 FINAL
Arizona - WP: J. Hellickson 4
San Diego - WP: J. Shields 11 FINAL
Los Angeles - LP: C. Frias 3
San Francisco - LP: T. Hudson 2 FINAL
Colorado - WP: C. Bettis 11
Texas 5 Bottom 9th Inning
NY Yankees 2
Atlanta 111 1st OT 0:30
Cleveland 112
Tampa Bay 2 FINAL
NY Rangers 0
Philadelphia 2 FINAL
Red Bull New York 0
Orlando City 1 FINAL
San Jose 1
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