[TN-Bird] Common Nighthawk at Legends

  • From: FINCH64@xxxxxxx
  • To: tn-bird@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 7 Jun 2006 20:55:53 EDT

I just returned from Legends Steakhouse, Exit 70 (Almaville Road) off I-24. I 
heard the distinctive call of a Common Nighthawk. Saw a bird flying in the 
air but it was a Killdeer. The nighthawk called again and then I noticed it was 
not flying but sitting on top of a light pole in the parking lot of the 
steakhouse very close to my parked car. He continued to call and is possibly 
still 
sitting there and calling. I heard and saw the bird about 7:30 pm this evening. 
Are Common Nighthawks birds of schedule? Is it possible the bird may be 
sitting there on top of that same light pole tomorrow evening about the same 
time?
Barry Jernigan
Rutherford County, TN


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