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Common Poorwill Phalaenoptilus nuttallii

Described by: Audubon (1844)
Alternate common name(s): Poorwill
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Weld County, Colorado, USA - Sep 27, 2003 © Steve Messick 
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Sw. Canada, w. United States and n. Mexico;
(1) Sw. Canada (s. interior British Columbia, se. Alberta, sw. Saskatchewan) and w. and wc. United States (Montana, sw. North Dakota, sw. Iowa and e. Kansas to nw. Oklahoma and c. Texas).
Winters s. to c. Mexico.
(2) W. California.
(3) Se. California and sw. Arizona.
(4) S. Baja.
(5) C. Mexico (Jalisco, Durango, Guanajuato, San Luis Potosi, Coahuila).


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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