Today I had 15 Common Nighthawks circling over my house. First I thought they were swallows,but they were too big. I took out my bird guide and clearly saw the markings (white bands close to the body) on the underside of the wings.

Location: Havelock
Observer: Ulrike Kullik

Categories: Sightings

Drew Monkman

I am a retired teacher, naturalist and writer with a love for all aspects of the natural world, especially as they relate to seasonal change.