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Synonyms for whippoorwill

American nocturnal goatsucker with grey-and-white plumage

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Whippoorwill Lane resident Rick Larson represented several homeowners at Monday's meeting.
At dusk, the whippoorwill takes to the air, flying close to the ground with its short, wide beak opened wide to catch a variety of insects.
Another whippoorwill sings a brief serenade and this extraordinary interlude with Scorpius ends as I reluctantly fall asleep.
Below Talquin Dam," says DuBree of Whippoorwill Sportsman's Lodge, "the fish have access to the Gulf and they've caught them as big as 40 pounds there.
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Donations may be made in his memory to Avow Hospice, 1095 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples, PL 34105-3847 or a charity of your choice.
Mundinger, 850/567-8131; Whippoorwill Sportsman's Lodge, 850/875-2605.
The company took this action after reaching agreement with Whippoorwill Associates, Inc.
Sitting there as night began to fall, I couldn't help but think--a loud whippoorwill beginning his serenade in the north woods behind us--about how lucky I was to be in such a pristine, unspoiled environment.
These natural rhythms and melodies, accompanied by vocals like the territorial squawk of a blue heron or the insistent call of a whippoorwill, are the music of the bay.
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Two smoke curls rising from an ashtray, intertwined, the browned wisps undulating like the call of a whippoorwill.
March Anne and her friends perform their rituals according to the signs of nature, the swirling of seedpods from a tree, the cry of a whippoorwill, the maturing of the watermelons.