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Moluccan Woodcock Scolopax rochussenii   - Adult roding
Moluccan Woodcock
Photographer : © John C Mittermeier
Location :lowland swamp near the coast, Obi Island, North Moluccas, Indonesia
Date : 26 August 2012
English synonyms:Obi Woodcock
Bird Family :Scolopacinae - Snipes & Woodcocks
Red Data Status :Endangered
Remarks :Birds photographed during a display flight. Unfortunately, it was pretty dark, so the photo quality is not great but still identifiable. I believe these are the only photos of this species in the wild! - JCM
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