Yesterday while working in our garden in Fayston in the early afternoon I flushed an American Woodcock from a wet weedy patch at the woods edge. I got a very good look at the bird and heard it twitter upon take off.
Today at about 1PM while setting off to take a walk, I approached the same spot and right as I was telling my husband "This is the exact spot where I saw the Woodcock yesterday"... There it was again! This time it flew to a nearby patch of ground and I was able to see it through my binoculars before it took off again.
Late for this bird!