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Chuck-Will's-Widow

The eastern whippoorwill, a.k.a. Chuck-Will's-widow
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The eastern whippoorwill, a.k.a. Chuck-Will's-widow

The chuck-will's-widow (Antrostomus carolinensis) is a nocturnal bird of the nightjar family Caprimulgidae. It is found in the southeastern United States near swamps, rocky uplands, and pine woods. It migrates to the West Indies, Central America, and northwestern South America.