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Poorwill, Common
Bird Info
Bird Info
Conservation status
Scientific Name:
Phalaenoptilus nuttallii
Alberta, Arkansas, British Columbia, California, Canada, Central America and Caribbean, Colorado, Global, Illinois, Kansas, Mexico, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North America, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Saskatchewan, South Dakota, Texas, United States, Utah, Washington, Wyoming Read more
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This species has an extremely large range, and hence does not approach the thresholds for Vulnerable under the range size criterion (Extent of Occurrence <20,000 km2 combined with a declining or fluctuating range size, habitat extent/quality, or population size and a small number of locations or ...
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The Common Poorwill (Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) is a nocturnal bird of the family Caprimulgidae, the nightjars. It is found from British Columbia and southeastern Alberta, through the western United States to northern Mexico. The bird's habitat is dry, open areas with grasses or shrubs, and even stony desert slopes with very little vegetation. ...
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