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Robert Paxson wrote:
>
> Hi,
> Getting out of my car tonight after work I was surprised to hear
> "pitty-pa-pitt" repeatedly.  I caught sight of a nighthawk and ran in
> and got my wife to verify what I had heard and was seeing(Nearly scared
> her to death)!  We were able to watch it for about 30 seconds as it
> moved north north-east.
> Documentation:
> 1individual
> Size: Nighthawk size/no signif. difference from Common
> Flight : bounding and erratic
> Call: identified solely on this
> Prior experience:  Yes, Fla. Keys, Marathon Airport, Multiple
> trips.(ditto for my wife)
> Conditions: Heavily overcast following Thunderstorms fromWest-
> SouthWest.
> The Yard List is looking up!
> bob
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Location please, for those of us who don't know where your yard is.
Thank you.
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                                            regards,
                                                     Billy

                  ^V^ Watkinsville, Ga. U.S.A. ^V^


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