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Nocturnal BirdEurostopodus mystacalis

White-throated Nightjar at Benandarah, NSW

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Eurostopodus mystacalis at Benandarah, NSW - 25 Nov 2016
Eurostopodus mystacalis at Benandarah, NSW - 25 Nov 2016
Eurostopodus mystacalis at Benandarah, NSW - 25 Nov 2016

Identification history

Nocturnal Bird Eurostopodus mystacalis 27 Nov 2016 MaxCampbellUltra Reporter - MaxCampbell has reported over 500 sightings!

2 comments

   1 Dec 2016
Great photo - a bird i'd love to see!
Alan Hepburn
   1 Dec 2016
We flushed the adults off the ground, and fortunately one perched for a while to allow a photo. The chick moved just enough to catch our attention, before freezing. It must have been trying for it, as it froze on an ant trail, and eventually had to shuffle off a bit to get away from them.

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Location information

Species information

  • Not sensitive
  • Rare Native

Sighting information

  • 3 Abundance
  • MaxCampbell Recorded by
  • 25 Nov 2016 Recorded on
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