Common Poorwill

Phalaenoptilus nuttallii

ML149348471



eBird Checklist S54624999
General Dynamics (80s & 90s)
Tarrant, Texas, United States
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Latitude and Longitude 32.7697, -97.4479 Map

Age
Adult
Sex
Male
Behaviors
Breeding
Tags
Field notes/sketch; No bird;

Comments

Sketch of a Common Poorwill's "wing chord" at actual size on a 9.5" x 6" page of my notebook but it is only one primary feather.

Observation details

Deceased. I picked up the specimen and as I recall, I gave it later to Warren Pulich. I wrote down my measurements at the time as the following which closely matches measurements given by Oberholser in Birds of Texas: Wing: 139 mm (stretched) from bend to outer primary tip Tail: 83 mm Bill: 9 mm Tarsus: 19 mm Middle Toe without claw: 18 mm

Technical Information

Model
iPhone 6s
Lens model
iPhone 6s back camera 4.15mm f/2.2
f-stop
f/2.2
Focal length
4.2 mm
Shutter speed
1/24 sec
ISO
200
Flash
Flash did not fire, auto
Original file size
2,015KB
Dimensions
2461 x 4007

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