Chucks Wills Widow

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  1. rstrick2

    rstrick2 TPF Noob!

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    As luck would have it. I was coming home with some mulch when I saw this chuck-will's-widow on a post near Citrus hills blvd, where the golf carts cross the road. I had to run home get the camera and come back. There it was still on the post where I first saw it. I hear them at night this time of the year, but had not seen one. This one was asleep on the post until I got a little to close. He flew to the nearest house and landed on the roof, fortunate for me the house was vacant. You can her this bird in the spring most every night but, If ever do you see them.

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  2. chademrick

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    What an interesting looking bird!
     
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    Also called a nightjar i believe? Thats what we call them here anyways..
     
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    I have never even heard of it let alone seeing one. Nice find.
     
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    Same here...nice captures on a unique looking bird!
     

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