Eurasian nightjar

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The Eurasian nightjar (Caprimulgus europaeus) or European nightjar is a medium sized species of the family Caprimulgidae. It has an extensive breeding range across the W and Central Palearctic and migrates to sub-Saharan Africa. In the AWB Region its breeding range includes The N Maghreb states, Cyprus, Turkey, The S Caucasus, Iran and N Syria, and its wintering range includes the southern borders of Mauritania, Mali, and Niger.

Order:  Caprimulgiformes
Family: Caprimulgidae
Genus:  Caprimulgus

Species...Caprimulgus europaeus
Eurasian nightjar - Species - ebird.org
Eurasian nightjar - Species sheet - wikipedia.org
Eurasian nightjar - Database - avibase
Eurasian nightjar - Tracking - bto.org
Eurasian nightjar - Sounds & Maps - xeno-canto.org

Additional Material...
Eurasian nightjar - Images - google.com
Eurasian nightjar - Video - youtube.com
Eurasian nightjar - Datazone - birdlife.org
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