Caprimulgus carolinensis

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Noun1.Caprimulgus carolinensis - large whippoorwill-like bird of the southern United StatesCaprimulgus carolinensis - large whippoorwill-like bird of the southern United States
caprimulgid, goatsucker, nightjar - mainly crepuscular or nocturnal nonpasserine birds with mottled greyish-brown plumage and large eyes; feed on insects
Caprimulgus, genus Caprimulgus - type genus of the Caprimulgidae
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And dark was a necessary condition if I was to succeed in my mission--to hear, on this mid-June, early-evening hike in the southeast section of the Dwarf Pine Plains of Westhampton, the onomatopoeic songs of whip-poor-wills (Caprimulgus vociferus) and chuck-will's-widows (Caprimulgus carolinensis), two of the three species of "goatsuckers" that occur in New York State.
Chordeiles minor, Caprimulgus carolinensis) o registros historicos pero no actuales en el area de estudio (e.g.
Cooper (1981) reported relative abundance of whip-poor-wills and chuck-will's-widows (Caprimulgus carolinensis) in Georgia.