Female Nightjar
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Characteristics
Colouring Mottled grey-brown body, white cheek
Voice Deep and nasal
Feeds on Insects, mainly moths
Flight Light, deep wingbeats
Nesting Ground
Social Solitary
Female Nightjar
Female Nightjar
Also Known As ..
Eurasian Nightjar
European Nightjar
Page Last Updated 25/11/2017 16:29:00
Base Information
Sex Female
Age Both
Status Declining
Order Caprimulgiformes
Family Caprimulgidae
Species Caprimulgus europaeus
Category Nightjars
StdName European Nightjar
Vital Statistics
Length 26 to 28 cms
Weight 75 to 100 gms
Wingspan 54 to 60 cms
Lifespan 1 to 10 years
Beak Length Short
Beak Width Medium
Beak Shape General
Tail Length Long
Distribution YCommon RRare VVery Rare NNot Seen
Region EUYEurope
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Region NANNorth America
CANUSN
Country USNUnited States
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Female Nightjar (Species=Caprimulgus europaeus / Standard Name=European Nightjar)