Wandering Aimlessly

Goatsuckers

 

Goatsuckers, also referred to as nightjars, are night hunters with a loud, haunting, ethereal song.  Legend has it that this nocturnal family of birds can sense a soul departing and capture it as it flees.  The goatsucker I have chosen to write about this week is one of my favorite songsters; the whip-poor-will.

(Full Story available on the newsstands, in this week’s Cameron County Echo)

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