Posts Tagged ‘Woodcock’

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Setting up for better upland shots

For most upland grouse hunters, an ideal day afield would include many flushes — the more, the merrier, in fact. I don’t see it exactly that way.

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Woodcock report 2016

Each spring Bird Studies Canada (BSC), in partnership with the MNRF and Environment Canada, oversees woodcock singing ground survey (SGS) routes provincially. Of the 111 active routes, 89 returned data this year.

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Surveying woodcock singing grounds

Some hunters build nesting boxes, others donate money for conservation initiatives. This hunter plans on counting woodcock.

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Hunting lands of opportunity

Thousands of acres of conservation authority lands are available to hunt. Find out where.

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Mysteries of Woodcock Revealed

Perhaps due to their nocturnal tendencies or maybe their ability to sit motionless, camouflaged against the upland floor while hunters walk within inches of them, woodcock are among the least seen and understood of Ontario’s game birds. Indeed, most hunters’ exposure to them is limited to a few chance encounters while grouse hunting or perhaps […]