Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Nightjars and Allies :: Chuck-will's-widow

Chuck-will's-widow Caprimulgus carolinensis

Described by: Gmelin, J. F. (1789)
Alternate common name(s): Carolina Chuckwill, Carolina Chuck-will
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


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C. and e. United States.
Winters in ex. se. United States, West Indies, ne. Central America to n. South America;
Ex. sc. Canada (ex. s. Ontario) and se. United States from e. Kansas, s. Iowa, c. Illinois, c. Indiana, c. and e. Ohio, c. West Virginia, Maryland, New Jersey, s. New York and s. Massachusetts s. to sc. and se. Texas, and Gulf coast states to s. Florida to the Florida Keys.
Winters s. in Florida, Louisiana and e. Texas, the West Indies (Greater Antilles e. to the Virgin Is.), ne. Mexico through Central America to Colombia and Venezuela.


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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center
Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Florida Museum of Natural History


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


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