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Common Nighthawk
Common Nighthawk (Chordeiles minor aserriensis) Twelve subspecies have been described with 8 or 9 being recognized dependent upon author. Four are mapped for Texas with aserriensis breeding from South-central Texas to northern Mexico. These four subspecies can usually be separated by geographical location. Sexes similar. Photographed in the Fred B. Jones Sanctuary west of Portland and northwest across the Nueces Bay from Corpus Christi, San Patricio County, Texas, USA. A small 3.64 hectare (9 acre) tract with remnant South Texas shrub in the Gulf Prairies and Marshes Vegetation Area surrounded by farmland and residential development at ca. 12 m (39 ft) elevation.
Habitat
A small 3.64 hectare (9 acre) tract with remnant South Texas shrub in the Gulf Prairies and Marshes Vegetation Area surrounded by farmland and residential development at ca. 12 m (39 ft) elevation.
Location
Fred B. Jones Sanctuary west of Portland and northwest across the Nueces Bay from Corpus Christi, San Patricio County, Texas, USA.
Date taken
August 2011
Scientific name
Chordeiles minor
Equipment used
Canon EOS 7D, EF 300 mm f/4L IS USM lens, ISO 250, shutter speed 1/320, f/11.
Oh my, this is just beautiful. It fits so well in with the surroundings, it's a wonder you didn't miss it. Well done.

Vicki
 
What a cracking capture this is Stan, super birds these, top shot buddy!!!!!!!
 
Great photo of this interesting bird.

Thank you for sharing,
Cristian
 

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