Timberdoodle Dandy

A photographic essay.
by Clair Kofoed
From the August 2009 Issue

 

 

wood•cock (noun); Genus Scolopax. Small woodland bird, loosely related to snipes; probes soft ground for invertebrates, especially earthworms, using long flexible bills.
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Noted for its entertaining springtime mating flights and infuriating ability to avoid getting shot. See also Timberdoodle, Bogsucker, Mudbat. See bottomlands, birch tangles, impenetrable alder thickets. See Spot point, see Timberdoodle fly, see birches deflect barrel, see hunter 
connect just often enough 
to make him crazy for more.
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