Chuck-Will’s Widow

We hear this bird almost nightly. I used this app to record it’s song to help identify it:

Recorded in backyard

Birdnet sent me to THIS Wikipedia page after identifying the song as being from a Chuck-Will’s-Willow. You can find a recording below the right details column

The Chuck-will’s-willow is often mistaken for the Eastern whip-poor-will which has a similar song.

You can compare the two here:


Eastern whip-poor-will

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