I've never seen a Chuck-will's-widow but I would love to. This was a really great find recently in the Yara-Majayara Protected Area at Baracoa by Roberto Jovel and his friends Juan Carlos Lobaina and Noel Coutin Lobaina. There are five species of the Family Caprimulgidae that have been recorded in Cuba. Antillean Nighthawk and Cuban Nightjar are the only two that breed whilst the other three are transients although Chuck-will's-widow does over-winter in small numbers. They have a distinctive onomatopoeic song but of course that is no help to finding them in winter. They are the largest of the five with a broad flat head and Nils Navarro has said that this is a female from the barring under the tail. Thank you Roberto for letting me use your photos.
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