Common Nighthawk, Chordeiles minor, adult male

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    Modoc National Wildlife Refuge, Modoc Co., CA USA June 21

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    1. jkirkhart35 59 months ago | reply

      Perfect timing with the wing position, Bill. I have only seen this bird in a museum, but never in the field. What a great capture! Congrats.

    2. mccormacka 43 months ago | reply

      Thanks for licensing your photo with Creative Commons! I used this great shot in my blog post about nighthawks.

    3. Cornell Lab of Ornithology 41 months ago | reply

      This photo appears on All About Birds, a free online bird guide from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. Thank you for Birdsharing, and for helping people learn about birds.

    4. bearmountainbooks 22 months ago | reply

      I have a question about using this photo -- I am unfamiliar with flickr--can you contact me or post contact info? I can be found at -- email is on the left sidebar if you scroll down! Thank you!!!

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