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Whip-poor-will sp. - Antrostomus sp.

Accidental Species

Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SNA

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General Description
Previously recognized taxa now split into Mexican Whip-poor-will (Antrostomus arizonae) and Eastern Whip-poor-will (Antrostomus vociferus; Cink 2002). The Mexican Whip-poor-will breeds in central and southeastern Arizona and southwestern New Mexico (Sibley 2014). The Eastern Whip-poor-will breeds across the eastern U.S. and southern Canada south to the Gulf Coast states (Sibley 2014). A single Antrostomus sp. individual was observed in northwest Montana in 1990.

For a comprehensive review of the conservation status, habitat use, and ecology of this and other Montana bird species, please see Marks et al. 2016, Birds of Montana.

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