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 MaxCampbell1.3K

2 comments

   1 Dec 2016
Great photo - a bird i'd love to see!
Alan Hepburn
JackieMiles1K wrote:
   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 or uncommon Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

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