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
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