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Unnamed spotting

Description:

I though it looked like a hawk or eagle. Very big black eyes. Notice the wings

Habitat:

This one was sound on one of my job sites. It was actually in the building. College station Texas. In a new A&M building

5 Comments

MrsPbio
MrsPbio 7 years ago

Definitely not a raptor. "Very big black eyes", + overall dusty camoflage cryptic coloring tells its a nightjar of some sort. I am not good at species of this group by sight, but I vote Whipporwill...narrower white throat band.

c.o.carver
c.o.carver 7 years ago

The dark throat makes this an Eastern Whip. A Chuck would have a much buffier throat.

LivanEscudero
LivanEscudero 7 years ago

I think my suggestion above is correct because of wings and white neck ring, if so it is not raptor.

XXD17
XXD17 7 years ago

Or wip poorwill

XXD17
XXD17 7 years ago

Looks like a nighthawk

IsraMartinez
Spotted by
IsraMartinez

Texas, USA

Spotted on Apr 9, 2013
Submitted on Apr 9, 2013

Spotted for Mission

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