Goatsucker, linnet, stonechat,' said the Rector, fingering them.
"Robert Elsmere" by Mrs. Humphry Ward
Horsfield's goatsucker is a very vociferous bird.
"A Bird Calendar for Northern India" by Douglas Dewar
They were the wail of the goatsucker, the bay of the barking wolf, and the maniac scream of the eagle.
"The White Chief" by Mayne Reid
There are nine species of the goatsucker in Demerara, a bird with prettily mottled plumage like that of the owl.
"The World's Greatest Books, Volume 19" by Various
Numerous species of the goatsucker, well known as the bird of night, inhabit the forests of the Amazon as well as the settled districts.
"The Western World" by W.H.G. Kingston
GOATSUCKERS, SWIFTS, AND HUMMINGBIRDS.
"The Bird Book" by Chester A. Reed
The harmless, unoffending goatsucker, from the time of Aristotle down to the present day, has been in disgrace with man.
"Wanderings in South America" by Charles Waterton
Where the open trail skirted a hillside we came suddenly upon a great gathering of these goatsuckers, engaged in some strange midnight revel.
"Jungle Peace" by William Beebe
The general habits of all these birds agree with those of the typical goatsuckers.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 2" by Various
A goatsucker may be confused with a swallow, and a swallow may pass as a tern.
"A Quantitative Study of the Nocturnal Migration of Birds." by George H. Lowery.
The Goatsuckers are birds of the dusk and early morning.
"Color Key to North American Birds" by Frank M. Chapman
CAPRIMAsLGUS (Goatsucker or Nightjar).
"British Birds in their Haunts" by Rev. C. A. Johns
Both the nighthawk and the whip-poor-will belong to the goatsucker family.
"Birds Every Child Should Know" by Neltje Blanchan
My eye wandered from spot to spot, when suddenly I began to think of that great owl-like goatsucker, the 'poor-me-one.
"Atlantic Classics, Second Series" by Henry C. Merwin
Nearly fifty different species of the singular nocturnal birds commonly known as "Goatsuckers" are found in the Neotropical Region.
"Argentine Ornithology, Volume II (of 2)" by P. L. Sclater
Examples: swift, humming bird, and goatsucker.
"A Civic Biology" by George William Hunter
The two most common goatsuckers are the whip-poor-will and the nighthawk.
"The Children's Book of Birds" by Olive Thorne Miller
EUROPEAN OR NOCTURNAL GOATSUCKER.
"Nests and Eggs of Familiar British Birds, Second Series" by Henry Gardiner Adams