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Nightjars
   
   

Fig 1 : Large-tailed Nightjar


Fig 2 : Large-tailed Nightjar


Fig 3 : Large-tailed Nightjar - eggs


Fig 4 : Grey Nightjar


 

 

 

 

 

Figs 1 and 2 :
Large-tailed Nightjar
Caprimulgus macrurus
Location : West Coast, Singapore
Habitat : Lowland secondary forest

Fig 2 :
Large-tailed Nightjar
Caprimulgus macrurus
Location : Seletar, Singapore
Habitat : Parkland

Fig 3 :
Large-tailed Nightjar - eggs
Caprimulgus macrurus
Location : Singapore
Habitat : Open country
Notes : Nightjars do not construct any nest, but lay their eggs on bare ground or amongst leaf litter.

Fig 4 :
Grey Nightjar
Caprimulgus indicus
Location : Singapore
Habitat : Forest edge