Tweet of the Week: Eastern Whip-poor-will

This nocturnal bird is seldom seen, but can be heard  in cottage country and some forested parts of our region.

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Eastern Whip-poor-will Photo by Save Ostrander Point

Each week we introduce a new bird from the Ottawa-Gatineau area through our segment on CBC Radio’s In Town and Out. Alex MacDonald, Nature Canada’s Manager of Protected Areas, shares interesting facts about the birds that live in our communities. Be sure to tune-in to “Bird Tweet of the Week” on CBC Radio One 91.5 FM on Saturday mornings from 6am to 9am and listen to past episodes on our website.

This episode aired on Saturday September 6, 2014