Caprimulgus europaeus   European Nightjar  Europese Naguiltjie
European Nightjar
Nyathi Wildlife Estate, Mar 2021

A non-breeding summer visitor from the Palearctic, present from Nov to Mar. The few records suggest that it is rare (recorded in 2% of the Waterberg pentads), but it is probably also under-recorded as it is silent while here, and is usually only detected sitting on roads at night.
European Nightjar Waterberg distribution
European Nightjar
SwebeSwebe, Jan 2014

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