Utah Bird Profile
 Mexican Whip-poor-will - Caprimulgus arizonae

Name Roots: (L. caprimulgus, "goat milker"; from Arizona)

In Utah: First accepted record for Utah found on 19 Jun 2008 at Green Canyon in Cache County
Sightings in Utah 

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characteristic behaviors:
Perches in trees waiting to catch passing insects.
Habitat: Found in mature forests.
How to find:

Very rare in Utah.  Usually heard rather than seen in a forested area.  (Song)

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Sightings in Utah

(Updated Feb 2014)




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