Hi Tom, Very likely. The sound of Nighthawks over collegetown (and downtown Ithaca) is a fond memory of summer from the sixties and seventies, when they still bred here. Migrants seem to linger here for a few days, just long enough to make me wonder if they might take it up again some year.
Holly and I are pretty sure we heard a common nighthawk on Oak St, above the gorge in Collegetown about 10 PM. Are they likely to be heard here at this time of year? Is there something else it may have been that's call is similar? Thomas Hoebbel Photo~Video