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Need a Wood Cock

Discussion in 'Bird Taxidermy' started by birdstuffer, Jul 31, 2016.

  1. Anyone have an extra Wood Cock in their freezer they could part with? The one I have is TOTALLY freezer burned and want to replace it with a nice fresh one!Will pay you for the bird and shipping.Thanks in advance.Cheri
  2. Brian

    Brian Active Member

    Careful Cheri woodcocks can't be bought.only gifted.

  3. Well I guess you learn something new everyday...I thought they were just like any upland game bird.Thanks for the heads up.
    OK then I need a GIFTED Wood Cock and will pay shipping!
  4. duxrus

    duxrus Active Member

    They are migratory birds so they have the same rules as waterfowl
  5. byrdman

    byrdman Well-Known Member

    and...woodcock.......not wood cock.....lol
  6. We don't have WOODCOCKS here that is why I don't know much about them. WE do have Snipe though.
  7. George

    George The older I get, the better I was.

    Ask for two. They can be a REAL PITA to work with, especially shot ones who may have gotten fluids on their skin and feathers.
  8. byrdman

    byrdman Well-Known Member

    take the wings off and prep separate then attach when mounting it is a lot easier to clean the skin wothout wings floping about
  9. DL

    DL Well-Known Member

    Make sure young children aren't in the same room when your working on it. Young ears hear everything.
  10. nate

    nate Active Member

    I've mounted a couple. Didn't think they were that terrible to work with.
  11. Brian

    Brian Active Member

    I have 2 in the freezer you can have.pm me for how you wanna pay shipping and how you want them shipped.
  12. byrdman

    byrdman Well-Known Member

    right on Nate......may be that here in Mn those are common "practice" birds shot by a lot of grouse hunters who don't eat them.....I know I mounted my first woodcock at around age 11 ...along with blue jays,grackles.rw blackbirds doves and robins....and one nighthawk...miss those days
  13. I don't need a Wood Cock anymore! Thanks everyone!