The Eastern Whip-poor-will (Antrostomus vociferos) inhabits in Canada and United States and in winters in found in Mexico and Central America. This nocturnal bird is found in different types of woods. Adults are 26 cm (10 inches) in height and 65 g in weight.
Matures have mottled plumage, with gray, black and brown upperparts, and gray and black lower parts. Short bill and throat black. Males have a white path below the throat. This nocturnal bird feeds on flying insects.