Standard-winged Nightjar

It is found in dry savannah habitats, with some scrub. No nest is made; the two elongated and elliptical eggs are placed upon the bare ground.

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The Standard-winged Nightjar is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

The Standard-winged Nightjar, Macrodipteryx longipennis, is a bird in the nightjar family. It is a resident breeder in Africa from Senegal east to Ethiopia. It is found in dry savannah habitats, with some scrub. No nest is made; the two elongated and elliptical eggs are placed upon the bare ground. It flies at dusk, most often at sundown, and can sometimes be seen with Flying Foxes. More

The Standard-winged Nightjar (Macrodipteryx longipennis) is a species of bird that is a resident breeder in Africa from Senegal east to Ethiopia. It is found in dry savannah habitats, with some scrub. This bird is 7.9 to 9 inches long. This nightjar is relatively short-tailed, and lacks white in the wings or tail. The song is a churring trill. The adult male has a bizarre wing ornament during the breeding season, with a broad central flight feather on each wing. More

The Standard-winged Nightjar, Macrodipteryx longipennis, is a bird in the nightjar family. It is a resident breeder in Africa from Senegal east to Ethiopia. More

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Standard-winged Nightjar, Cameroon, North Cameroon March 2009 © simon colenutt Standard-winged Nightjar - Standard-winged Nightjar, Cameroon, Ngaoundaba March 2007 © Nik Borrow A male in breeding plumage, seen well on the recent Birdquest Cameroon 2007 tour Birdquest See more photos on my website Nik Borrow Send this as a postcard Standard-winged Nightjar - Standard-winged Nightjar, Cameroon, Ngaoundaba Ranch 15/03/08 © Nigel Voaden More

Standard-winged Nightjar, Macrodipteryx longipennis Caprimulgidae (NIGHTJARS) Standard-winged Nightjar, Macrodipteryx longipennis This photo was taken in: Gambia This photo was taken with: Canon EOS3 with a 100-400IS lens with a 1.4 converter. More

Standard-winged Nightjar - Photo copyright Vaughan Ashby of BirdfindersStandard-winged Nightjar Photo copyright Vaughan Ashby of Birdfinders Pennant-winged Nightjar - Photo copyright Tropical BirdingPennant-winged Nightjar Photo copyright Tropical Birding Ladder-tailed Nightjar - Photo copyright Giuliano Gerra and Silvio SommaziLadder-tailed Nightjar Photo copyright Giuliano Gerra and Silvio Sommazi ... More

* Standard-winged Nightjar, Macrodipteryx longipennis : The Standard-winged Nightjar, Macrodipteryx longipennis, is a bird in the nightjar family. It is a resident breeder in Africa from Senegal east to Ethiopia. It is found in dry savannah habitats, with some scrub. More

Standard-winged Nightjar Macrodipteryx longipennis = Described by: Shaw (1796) Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors Photographs No photographs are available for this species Range W. to ec. Africa; S. Mauritania, Senegambia, Burkina Faso, s. Mali, s. Niger, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Nigeria, s. Cameroon, Gabon, Central African Republic, s. More

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* Standard-winged Nightjar, adult male roosting in daytime, dorsal view. Note the 'standards' either side of the bird. Ngoundaba Ranch, Ngaoundéré, Adamawa Escarpment, Cameroon Mark Andrews 19 March 2003 21 weeks ago 2.3 * Standard-winged Nightjar non-breeding male Lokpoho, Ferké, Savanes Region, Ivory Coast erikat 15 May 1993 22 weeks ago 1. More

standard-winged nightjar (West African bird) - long shot I know but worth a try... In order to send a message to another member, you must first login to your account. Not a Member Yet? click here to register Subject: Content (max 500 characters). Security Code: This step protect buyers/sellers against automated submissions. Enter the letters as it is shown in the box below. More

Order : Caprimulgiformes
Family : Caprimulgidae
Genus : Macrodipteryx
Species : longipennis
Authority : (Shaw, 1796)
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