Wild woodcock of the Hebrides

Wild woodcock of the Hebrides

On a bewitching Scottish island, Julian Schmechel and his vizsla embark on a gripping hunt over mountainous terrain for secretive wintering woodcock

Sporting artist launches Woodcock Ringing Network

A new woodcock conservation initiative, the Woodcock Ringing Network, was recently launched in Wales by sporting artist, Owen Williams, to provide data on the bird’s migration patterns.

New UK woodcock ringing initiative

A new woodcock conservation initiative, the Woodcock Ringing Network, was recently launched in Wales by sporting artist Owen Williams to provide data on the bird’s migration patterns.

GWCT woodcock origins research

GWCT woodcock origins research

The Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust is conducting new research which aims to identify the origins of the elusive woodcock.

A guide to ageing woodcock

ST readers lucky enough to bag one of these rare and most mysterious of birds can now try their hand at ageing them, thanks to Professor Colin Trotman's guide on how to do it

Six of the best on woodcock

Six of the best on woodcock

Have you had your chance at a right-and-left at woodcock yet? David Frost asks six keepers for their thoughts and opinions on this elusive and mystical woodland bird

Become a woodcock contact

Become a woodcock contact

Every season Shooting Times' publishes the regular Woodcock Broadcast to report sightings of these enigmatic birds — find out how to join in.