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Night Singers
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After dark, when most birds sleep, a few break into song


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2:00 minutes (1.62 MB)
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This Whip-poor-will is a true night bird - feeding, mating, and nesting in the dark. But a few songbirds that are active during the day also sing at night. Most renowned is the Nightingale of Europe and Asia. In North America, for about a week each spring, the Yellow-breasted Chat also sings in the darkness.

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