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Bukidnon Woodcock Scolopax bukidnonensis   - In flight from below
Bukidnon Woodcock
Photographer : © Rob Hutchinson/Birdtour Asia
Location : Mount Kitanglad, Mindanao, The Philippines
Date : March 2013
English synonyms:Philippine Woodcock
Bird Family :Scolopacinae - Snipes & Woodcocks
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :
Taxonomic Notes :Species new to science described in 2001. Endemic to Luzon and Mindanao in the Philippines.

Kennedy, Robert S.; Fisher, Timothy H.; Harrap, Simon C.B.; Diesmos, Arvin C: & Manamtam, Arturo S. (2001): A new species of woodcock from the Philippines and a re-evaluation of other Asian/Papuasian woodcock Forktail 17(1): 1-12.

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