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Common Poorwill

Phalaenoptilus nuttallii

ML97684151


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Aaron Maizlish
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eBird Checklist S19203632
Mt. Diablo SP--Mitchell Canyon
Contra Costa, California, United States
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Latitude and Longitude 37.9149, -121.9479 Map

Age
Unknown
Sex
Unknown
Behaviors
Breeding
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Observation details

Seen from 8:50 to 9:10 PM on the main trail at about 1.25 miles from gate, after the first large trail junction. Dark, no moon. There were two pair of poorwill sitting in trail or along vegetative edges. Saw eye shine first. The attached photo of the male was taken at the main junction in dark with a small flashlight. Strong white wing tips in flight showing.

Technical Information

Model
Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Lens model
EF500mm f/4L IS II USM
f-stop
f/4.0
Focal length
500 mm
Shutter speed
0.05 sec
ISO
12800
Flash
Flash did not fire, auto
Original file size
1,127KB
Dimensions
1600 x 1066

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