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Point Pelee National Park of Canada

Birds of Point Pelee National Park

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Chuck-will's-widow (Provincial Rarety)
-Caprimulgus carolinensis Gmelin

The largest goatsucker known to occur in Canada. Similar to Whip-poor-will, but decidely larger and readily distinguishable from it in the hand by differences in the long bristle on sides of mouth. Adult male has a brown throat.