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Common Poorwil
  Phalaenoptilus nuttallii

* One of the few birds that hibernate during winter.

* Call can often be heard over Corner Canyon in summertime just after dusk as “poor-will, poor-will.”

* Roosts on ground, rocks, and tree limbs during day. Feeds at dawn and dusk.

  Photo copyright Brain L. Currie Photo can be viewed at http://www.utahbirds.org/PicOfMonth/CommonPoorwill.htm    

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