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Point Pelee National Park of Canada

Birds of Point Pelee National Park

Image of: Nighthawk, Common
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Nighthawk, Common
-Chordeiles minor (Foster)


Adult male: Upper parts blackish, marbled and spotted irregularly with greys, white, and buffs; a conspicuous white patch across the middle of four or five wing primaries; a white bar across tail near its tip, a white band across throat extending backward to below ear coverts; abdomen and sides whitish, regularly barred with blackish.

 


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