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Gallery - Nightjars

[RSPB red conservation status][More information about Nightjar][nj5]Nightjar (Caprimulgus europaeus)

The Nightjar is classified as a Red list species,- High conservation concern.

The churring song of the nightjar is a sound of summer nights in dry areas with scattered trees such as heathland,large forest clearings or young plantations.This bird is strictly nocturnal and catches flying insects,especially moths in flight.it winters in Africa and nests in a scrape in the ground.



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