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Poster elbert Offline
Posted 06/02/08 08:36 PM
i took this yesterday
Bubba gets credit for this one.
When its this well hidden a bird dog birder buddy pays off.
You can see me in its eye.
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#282412 - 06/02/08 08:41 PM Re: Pauraque [Re: elbert]
elbert Offline
Nighthawk is another name but its Nyctidromus albicollis
can be seen flying at dusk ,looks like a bat but has white bars on wings.sleeps on the ground during the day
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#282413 - 06/02/08 08:43 PM Re: Pauraque [Re: elbert]
KC Jayhawk Offline
Looks like a whippoorwill!!
When you find a big kettle of crazy, it's best not to stir it.

#282422 - 06/02/08 10:07 PM Re: Pauraque [Re: KC Jayhawk]
sweetjane Offline
thx for pointing out the eye reflection. that's COOL!!!

#282425 - 06/02/08 11:04 PM Re: Pauraque [Re: sweetjane]
azbob Offline
WOW! It looks like he has wiskers.
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#282682 - 06/04/08 02:35 PM Re: Pauraque [Re: KC Jayhawk]
elbert Offline
whippoorwill is also a night jar (close cousins)
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#282683 - 06/04/08 02:37 PM Re: Pauraque [Re: azbob]
elbert Offline
The whiskers make a funnel that sends mosquitoes into its mouth as it flies, the kinda bird you could get to like :-)

#282694 - 06/04/08 04:22 PM Re: Pauraque [Re: elbert]
azbob Offline
I like, I like. Mosquitoe abatemant specialist!
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#283241 - 06/07/08 01:48 AM Re: Pauraque [Re: elbert]
Nancy1340 Offline
Originally Posted By: elbert
whippoorwill is also a night jar (close cousins)

We called 'em Bob Whites in SW MO.


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