Friday, September 21, 2012

Today's Bird: The Common Paraque!

Happy Birthday to my friend Anne! In honor of your birth, I'm posting a bird that we've seen together, the Common Paraque.  I hope that my readership is enjoying the "find the bird" puzzle that is this photograph.  Common Paraque (say: pa-rah-key) live only in South Texas.  They nest and sleep on the ground and like other Nighthawks and Nightjars, they're nocturnal.  I found this one sleeping in its traditional spot at Estero Llano Grande State Park on 9/15/12.

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