Eastern Whip-poor-will

Antrostomus vociferus

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The Eastern Whip-poor-will, (Antrostomus vociferus), is a medium-sized (22–27 cm) nightjar bird from North and Central America. The whip-poor-will is commonly heard within its range, but less often seen because of its superior camouflage. It is named onomatopoeically after its song.

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  1. (c) Paul Cools, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), http://www.inaturalist.org/photos/1843192
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antrostomus_vociferus

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