Order
Caprimulgiformes
Family
Caprimulgidae
Genus
Antrostomus
 
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Mexican Whip-poor-will Antrostomus arizonae

Calvin L. Cink, Peter Pyle, and Michael A. Patten
Version: 1.0 — Published March 7, 2017

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Figure 1. Distribution of the Mexican Whip-poor-will. - Range Map
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  • Year-round
  • Migration
  • Breeding
  • Non-Breeding
Figure 1. Distribution of the Mexican Whip-poor-will.

The northern subspecies (A. a. arizonae) migrates south from breeding areas in the southwestern U.S. and northern Mexico; four subspecies in Mexico and Central America are thought to be resident, although altitudinal migration may occur. See text for details.

Recommended Citation

Cink, C. L., P. Pyle, and M. A. Patten (2017). Mexican Whip-poor-will (Antrostomus arizonae), version 1.0. In The Birds of North America (P. G. Rodewald, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. Retrieved from Birds of North America: https://birdsna.org/bna/species/souwpw1/1.0