Mountain Times, AP report on UMaine-led American woodcock study
The Mountain Times and Associated Press reported on a University of Maine-led study about the American woodcock migratory habits along the Eastern seaboard. According to the report, “this study is designed to provide precise and timely GPS data to track the seasonal movement and habitat selection of American woodcock during pre-migration periods in the Northeast and southern Canadian provinces, southerly migration paths and stopovers, wintering periods in southeastern states, and reverse migration routes to northern breeding grounds.” UMaine Ph.D. students have worked with the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Forest Service, Vermont chapter of the Nature Conservancy and Audubon Vermont on the project. U.S. News & World Report, the Valley Post, the Connecticut Post, the Times Union and The Washington Times shared the AP article.