[CT Birds] Surveying WHIP-POOR-WILL'S
Linda & Steve Broker
ls.broker at cox.net
Mon Apr 16 17:45:54 EDT 2007
My response to you should have made reference to the slopes of the
Wintergreen parcel's oak-hickory forests. This area also is well
known for American Woodcock displaying and nesting, and with all the
wetness of recent hours, I must have lowland and wetland birds on the
brain right now. Sorry.
On Apr 16, 2007, at 10:07 AM, <snaketat at cox.net> <snaketat at cox.net>
> I need to survey an area in Eastern CT for Whip-poor-wills. There
> are historical records of them in the area I am surveying. I know
> they will be arriving soon but when is the optimal time (dates) to
> start looking/listening for them. Also, do Whip-poor-wills still
> vocalize once the eggs are laid? Do they vocalize throughout the
> summer as well? Typically what is the best time of day to listen
> for them? What conditions do the prefer (full moon, no moon,
> etc.)? Any information will be greatly appreciated.
> Brian Kleinman
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