Date: Tue, 31 May 2011 08:48:00 -0700
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From: Vanessa Lane <sales@GECKOLAIR.COM>
Subject: Male American Woodcock found dead in Athens, GA
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During my morning bicycle commute to the UGA campus this morning, I
found a dead male American Woodcock in the bike lane along East Campus
Road. I occasionally find robins and doves struck by vehicles here, but
this is my first time finding something this unusual. The woodcock was
in pretty good shape despite being hit by a car, and will be made into a
study skin here at the university. This was my first time seeing the
three small outer primaries that are responsible for that unique
whistling call during a woodcock's mating flight. Just a shame it got
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