Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Nightjars and Allies :: Whip-poor-will
Whip-poor-will Caprimulgus vociferus
Described by: Wilson (1812)
Alternate common name(s): Southern Whip-poor-will, Western Whip-poor-will, Stephens' Whip-poor-will, Stephens's Whip-poor-will, Eastern Whip-poor-will, Northern Whip-poor-will, Vociferous Whip-poor-will
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeSc. to se. Canada and e. United States. Sw. United States to c. Central America;
(1) S. Canada (nc. Saskatchewan and s. Manitoba e. to New Brunswick and Nova Scotia) and e. United States s. to ne. Oklahoma, ex. ne. Texas, Arkansas, n. Gulf States to South Carolina, ec. North Carolina and e. Virginia.
Winters s. to Honduras, Costa Rica and Panama.
(2) Sw. United States (s. Califronia, s. Navada, c. Arizona, c. New Mexico and ex. w. Texas) and n. Mexico.
Winters in c. Mexico.
(3) E. Mexico.
(4) Sc. Mexico.
(5) S. Mexico and Guatemala.
(6) Honduras and El Salvador.
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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center
Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Florida Museum of Natural History
Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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