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Finding Mexican Whip-poor-will in SE AZ


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Status in SE Arizona: Uncommon summer visitor.

Timing: Apr-Sep.

Status in USA: Only in Arizona and small parts of California, New Mexico and Texas. Recently split from Eastern Whip-poor-will.

Habitat/location: Relatively easy to hear at higher elevation forest in the Santa Catalina, Santa Rita, Huachuca and Chiricahua Mountains, but not so easy to see.

Range map:

Mexican Whip-poor-will map from eBird

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More information about how to find Mexican Whip-poor-will in SE Arizona…


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