[va-richmond-general] Re: Searching for a whippoorwill

  • From: "Michael Shapiro" <sc.tanager@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <va-richmond-general@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 4 Jun 2005 19:05:10 -0400

A couple of years ago, I heard one in the Wyndham area. It was during
migration time in March. Haven't heard one there since.

Michael

----- Original Message ----- 
From: <Deannamail@xxxxxxx>
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Sent: Saturday, June 04, 2005 9:41 AM
Subject: [va-richmond-general] Re: Searching for a whippoorwill


> Irene, thanks for the response and for the tip about Colonial Beach.
Where
> do you live in the Richmond metro area, that whippoorwills are no longer
heard?
> There is a Whippoorwill Lane, off  New Ashcake in Hanover, that makes me
> think others may still be hearing them in northern or eastern Hanover
county.
> I would also appreciate hearing from other list members about sightings or
> hearing whippoorwills or their cousin chuck-wills anywhere in the area.
> Deanna
>
> In a message dated 6/2/2005 11:20:10 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
> featherchaser@xxxxxxxxxx writes:
>
> > That's so sad...I've never heard a whippoorwill around where I live,
only
> > at some of the parks I visit.  I remember, though, hearing them nightly
when
> >
> > we camped at a place called Placid Bay near Colonial Beach.  We'd sit
out by
> >
> > our camping trailer and listen for them in the evening, really loved
that
> > and remember how we'd count how many birds we'd hear answering one
another
> > (or so it seemed).
> >
> >  I wonder how increasingly far out and away I'll have to keep hearing
them?
> >
> >  Irene in Southside
> >
>
>
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