Montane (Abyssinian) Nightjar
Caprimulgus poliocephalus
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The montane nightjar has white spots in the primaries and white distal outer tail feathers. The perched bird was photographed in the Castle Forest-Kenya (7-18), courtesy of Per Holmen. The netted bird was in the Udzungwa mountains (6-07), courtesy of Dr. Louis A. Hansen. Click the right lower photo to see six enlargements.
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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-23 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
All other images are the property of the indicated photographers:
Dr. Louis A. Hansen, Jason Anderson, Per Holmen

Last Update this page: 3-11-19