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All About Birds: Common Poorwill

Information on Common Poorwill or Phalaenoptilus nuttallii, a small nightjar found in North America and one of the few birds known to hibernate.

All About Birds: Whip-poor-will

Identification, life history, and sound file for Caprimulgus vociferus or Whip-poor-will.

The Internet Bird Collection: Nightjars (Caprimulgidae)

Photographs and videos of various species of poorwill and nightjar.

Nightjars & Allies - Caprimulgidae

Describes some of the eighty six species to be found around the world, with some photographs. Includes books owned or recommended by the author.

White-winged Nightjar

Photographs of, and status information on Caprimulgus candicans, the White-winged nightjar, an endangered species with only a few hundred birds left.

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