Common Poorwill

Phalaenoptilus nuttallii

Summary 2

The Common Poorwill (Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) is a nocturnal bird of the family Caprimulgidae, the nightjars. It is found from British Columbia and southeastern Alberta, through the western United States to northern Mexico. The bird's habitat is dry, open areas with grasses or shrubs, and even stony desert slopes with very little vegetation.

Sources and Credits

  1. (c) Bryant Olsen, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), http://www.flickr.com/photos/bryanto/5956975588/
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phalaenoptilus_nuttallii

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1. kingdom Animals
2. class Birds
Color brown, grey