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The Haunting Call of the Whip-poor-will

You’re in the forest on a warm June night, and it is almost dark. All is silent, save for some spring peepers and their rhythmic call. Then suddenly, a cold chill goes down your back, as a loud call pierces the duskiness. It is jarring and loud – “whip-poor-will, whip-poor-will, whip-poor-will…,” over and over again. Soon, others join in the chorus. It is the call of the Whip-poor-will.

Come and learn about this heard but seldom seen denizen of the night, and if conditions are right, hear the haunting call for yourself.

COVID information: Mask or face covering is not required if you are fully vaccinated, and required if not fully vaccinated. Please bring hand sanitizer, and social distancing is in effect. Thanks you.

Saturday, June 12 at 8:00pm to 9:00pm

Greenwood Furnace State Park
15795 Greenwood Road, Huntingdon, PA 16652-5831


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