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Blane Klemek: Get out in the evening and look for whippoorwills and nighthawks

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For as often as I’ve heard the whippoorwill’s delightfully incessant vocalization, I have only seen the actual bird once. It was many years ago while sharing a canoe with my 8-year-old sister who, at the time, was enjoying her first Crow Wing River canoe trip. On the weekend’s first nighttime campfire, a whippoorwill began its nocturnal chorus a few dozen feet from our tent.

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