American Ornithologists' Union (AOU). 1983. Check-list of North American Birds, 6th edition. Allen Press, Inc., Lawrence, Kansas. 877 pp.
Andrle, Robert F. and Janet R. Carroll, editors. 1988. The atlas of breeding birds in New York State. Cornell University Press. 551 pp.
Brigham, R. M., J. Ng, R. G. Poulin, and S. D. Grindal. 2020. Common Nighthawk (Chordeiles minor), version 1.0. In Birds of the World (A. F. Poole, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/bow.comnig.01
Bull, John. 1974. Birds of New York State. Doubleday, Garden City, New York. 655 pp.
Cornell Lab of Ornithology. 2019. All About Birds: Common Nighthawk. Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, New York. https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Common_Nighthawk/overview Accessed on [June 23, 2021].
Dickerman, R. W. 1990. Geographic variation in the juvenal plumage of the common nighthawk (CHORDEILES MINOR) in North America. Auk 107:610-613.
Ehrlich, P. R., D. S. Dobkin, and D. Wheye. 1992. Birds in Jeopardy: the Imperiled and Extinct Birds of the United States and Canada, Including Hawaii and Puerto Rico. Stanford University Press, Stanford, California. 259 pp.
Gross, A. O. (1940). "Eastern Nighthawk." In Life histories of North American cuckoos, goatsuckers, hummingbirds, and their allies., edited by A. C. Bent, 206-234. U.S. Natl. Mus. Bull. 176.
Jordan, M. J., W. A. Patterson III, A. G. Windisch. 2003. Conceptual ecological models for the Long Island pitch pine barrens: implications for managing rare plant communities. Forest Ecology and Management 185, 151-168.
Levine, E. 1998. Bull's birds of New York State. Comstock Publishing Associates, Ithaca, NY.
Marzilli, V. (1989). Up on the roof. Maine Fish and Wildlife 31:25-29.
McGowan, K.J. and K. Corwin, eds. 2008. The Second Atlas of Breeding Birds in New York State: 2000-2005. Cornell University Press, Ithaca, NY. 688 pp.
Medler, Matthew D. 2008. Common Nighthawk (Chordeiles minor). In The second atlas of breeding birds in New York State (K.J. McGowan and K. Corwin, eds.). Cornell University Press, Ithaca, NY.
New Hampshire Fish and Game Department. 2015. New Hampshire wildlife action plan. Appendix A: Birds. 371 pp.
New York Natural Heritage Program. 2023. New York Natural Heritage Program Databases. Albany, NY.
Poulin, R. G., S. D. Grindel and R. M. Brigham. 1996. Common nighthawk; The Birds of North America. Vol. 6, No. 213. American Orinithologists' Union. The Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia.
Sauer, J.R., J.E. Hines, and J. Fallon. 2007. The North American breeding bird survey, results and analysis 1966-2006. Version 10.13.2007. US Geological Survey, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Laurel, MD.
Terres, J. K. 1980. The Audubon Society encyclopedia of North American birds. Alfred A. Knopf, New York.