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." He added, " Several birds I saw are in the ' IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.' With this documentation, we will certainly understand them better and they are sure to be a part of our memories." Shashank Dalvi
Bioacoustic recorders could provide vital information to help protect rare and endangered birds such as the European nightjar, says Newcastle University.

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