[CT Birds] 45 Nighthawks

Carol Bauby gypsy.carol at charter.net
Fri Aug 26 22:44:55 EDT 2011


I'm jealous.  We were sitting in the yard here in Harwinton, watching 
for them at that time.  Didn't see a one.


On 8/26/2011 10:29 PM, Carrier Graphics wrote:
> At 6:30, 45 Nighthawks flew over the yard here in Harwinton all headed due
> North. Does anyone know why they do this when south or West is the best way to
> the tropics?
>   I have noticed this habit of flying due North for years late in the day. Are
> they seeking insects or are they seeing other Nighthawks feeding to the North of
> them?
> Paul Carrier - Harwinton
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