British Trust for Ornithology (BTO) /GWCT- Woodcock Survey

The first breeding Woodcock Survey was undertaken in 2003 (PDF) estimated a breeding population of 78,000 males in Britain. Thus providing a baseline against which to assess future population change. During winter, it is estimated that up to 1.5 million individuals may be present in Britain and Ireland; mostly originating from northern Europe and western Russia.

Scope:
Woodcock is the only species of wading bird in Britain and Ireland that is adapted to breed in woodland, both broad-leaved and coniferous.
Taxonomy:
Bird
Habitat:
Woodland
Country:
Britain
Region:
Britain
Organisations:
British Trust for Ornithology and Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust
Contact:
General Enquires
Contact emails:

How to get involved

Log in to British Trust for Ornithology (BTO) to submit records / use online recording forms : http://www.bto.org/volunteer-surveys/woodcock-survey

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