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Large-tailed nightjar

Caprimulgus macrurus

Description:

The large-tailed nightjar is a species of nightjar in the Caprimulgidae family. It is found in Australia, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical mangrove forests, and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. In Malaysia it is known to frequent cemeteries at night, hence its rather macabre common name burung tukang kubur ("graveyard nightjar").

Habitat:

Bharatpur - Dec 2014

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Rajasthan, India

Spotted on Dec 23, 2014
Submitted on Jan 1, 2015

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