European nightjar

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Noun1.European nightjar - Old World goatsuckerEuropean nightjar - Old World goatsucker      
caprimulgid, goatsucker, nightjar - mainly crepuscular or nocturnal nonpasserine birds with mottled greyish-brown plumage and large eyes; feed on insects
Caprimulgus, genus Caprimulgus - type genus of the Caprimulgidae
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The highlight of their visit, however, was the appearance of a European nightjar, which very obligingly posed for all the members' cameras.
These include the Spotted Flycatcher, Rufous- tailed Scrub Robin, Red- backed Shrike, Red- tailed Shrike, European Nightjar and the Great White Throat.
Bioacoustic recorders could provide vital information to help protect rare and endangered birds such as the European nightjar, says Newcastle University.
These sites are breeding sites for European nightjar (Caprimulgus europaeus).

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