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Standard-winged Nightjar

Macrodipteryx longipennis


The Standard-winged Nightjar has one of the most unusual plumages of any bird with an extended feather projecting off each wing that can be held vertically during the male bird's display flight.


Savanna zone of central Africa

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Upper West Region, Ghana

Spotted on Feb 7, 2014
Submitted on Apr 7, 2014

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