Whip-poor-Wills also calling on 31 March near Ringwood, Halifax County, NC in the “fall zone” along the Piedmont-Coastal Plain border. Right on time.
J. Merrill Lynch
Echo Valley Farm
Watauga County, NC
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> On Mar 31, 2018, at 10:15 PM, Marilyn Westphal <mjwestph...> wrote:
> Mark and I went up to Trace Ridge in the Pisgah Forest at North Mills River (Henderson County) and heard our first Whip-poor-will of the year. That's the earliest I've gotten them, but it was a full moon and that has been pretty much a slam dunk spot for the last few years at least. I recorded them (on ebird now) with one recording including a bird that landed on the road next to the car and was giving the quirt call.
> Marilyn Westphal
> Hendersonville, NC