While walking the dogs in the humid and hot weather (90 degrees F /32 degrees C) and looming thunderclouds this afternoon I spotted two Common Nighthawks migrating north overhead. An hour sky watch from our deck before the rain and thunder hit yielded 12 more Nighthawks heading N!!
Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary, Maryland, United States
Ornithologist with a PhD in evolutionary biology. I am committed to the conservation of birds and their habitats through volunteering and citizen science projects. Currently, I am hired as a contractor to coordinate the Maryland Bird Conservation Initiative.