This antiquarian book contains a fascinating treatise on the woodcock, and includes information on its natural history, habit and habitats, how to find and hunt them, and much more. This informative and practical book is highly recommended for those with an interest in hunting woodcock, and it would also make for a great addition to collections of hunting literature. The chapters of this book include: “Opening Days”, “Characteristics and Habits”, “The Yearly Cycle”, “Migrations and Flights”, “Banding Operations”, “Fight for Survival”, “Woodcock Cover”, “Hunting Equipment”, “Dogs and Guns”, “Hunting Methods”, “The W. D. A.”, etcetera. Many antiquarian books such as this are increasingly hard to come by and expensive, and it is with this in mind that we are republishing this book now in an affordable, modern, high quality edition. It comes complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on ornithology.