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Pauraque #282411
06/02/08 02:36 PM
06/02/08 02:36 PM
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San Pedro Belize

elbert Offline OP
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Pauraque

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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Re: Pauraque [Re: elbert] #282412
06/02/08 02:41 PM
06/02/08 02:41 PM
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elbert Offline OP
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elbert  Offline OP
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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Re: Pauraque [Re: elbert] #282413
06/02/08 02:43 PM
06/02/08 02:43 PM
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Kansas City MO
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Looks like a whippoorwill!!


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Re: Pauraque [Re: KC Jayhawk] #282422
06/02/08 04:07 PM
06/02/08 04:07 PM
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bucks county, PA
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thx for pointing out the eye reflection. that's COOL!!!

Re: Pauraque [Re: sweetjane] #282425
06/02/08 05:04 PM
06/02/08 05:04 PM
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WOW! It looks like he has wiskers.


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Re: Pauraque [Re: KC Jayhawk] #282682
06/04/08 08:35 AM
06/04/08 08:35 AM
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elbert Offline OP
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elbert  Offline OP
whippoorwill is also a night jar (close cousins)


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Re: Pauraque [Re: azbob] #282683
06/04/08 08:37 AM
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elbert Offline OP
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The whiskers make a funnel that sends mosquitoes into its mouth as it flies, the kinda bird you could get to like :-)

Re: Pauraque [Re: elbert] #282694
06/04/08 10:22 AM
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Arizona USA
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I like, I like. Mosquitoe abatemant specialist!


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Re: Pauraque [Re: elbert] #283241
06/06/08 07:48 PM
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Originally Posted by elbert
whippoorwill is also a night jar (close cousins)


We called 'em Bob Whites in SW MO.





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