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Old Friday 19th June 2009, 07:40   #1
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Sounds like a Nighthawk...

but isn't. No visual, no buzzing of the diving bird, too early for the fall display flights anyway. But over the last two days have heard a nearly identical bird call in the bush behind my house. Any ideas?

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listen to woodcock or snipe ...

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There is sort of a similarity between the peerrr of a Western Wood Peewee and the peent call of a nighthawk.
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Like Niels said try woodcock, or Goldeneye sounds like it to I believe.
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Thanks very much. The snipe is a possible as I live across from some hay fields that hold several long billed curlews and I have perfect cover for the peewee on the other side. Great help.
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