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Common Poorwill - Phalaenoptilus nuttallii

Photo: Greg Clark; 1999 Apr; USA, Arizona; Adult;
Song: The common call is a whistled repetition of "POOR jeee WHUP" middle syllable is only audible from nearby; at a distance call is a soft whistled "poor will".
Sound: John Neville (Bird Songs of the Okanagan); Adult; Primary Sound;

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