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Species Spotlight: Common Poorwill (Phalaenoptilus nuttallii)
November 23, 2018
In November 2018, after the park was closed and night had just fallen, Law Enforcement Ranger Bonnie Phillips came upon an unfamiliar creature on the sidewalk near the Visitor Center – the Common Poorwill (Phalaenoptilus nuttallii). Let’s learn more about this camouflaged nightjar.
Last updated: November 4, 2016