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Eastern Whip-poor-will
Antrostomus vociferus

Featured image credit: “Eastern Whip-poor-will” by Wildreturn is licensed under CC BY 2.0

To hear songs, learn identification information, migratory patterns, and some fun facts, check out the Eastern Whippoorwill page offered by one of my favorite resources: the Cornell Lab of Ornithology »

I love the photo I came across below, because that is basically my experience every time there is a Whip-poor-will next to my house and I try to get a glimpse of it. They are REALLY hard to spot.

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