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Black-shouldered Nightjar

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Black-shouldered Nightjar

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Alternate name
Caprimulgus nigriscapularis Scientific name
Caprimulgiformes Order
Caprimulgidae Family
24 Length
Tropical rainforest, seasonally flooded grassland, rocky areas, below 2,000m. Found in Angola, Benin, Burundi, Cameroon, Burundi, Cameroon, Congo, Côte d'IvoireDemocratic Republic of Congo, (Equatorial Guinea:- Gulf of Guinea:- Bioko,)  Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea BissauKenya,, Liberia, NigeriaRwanda, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Togo, and Uganda. Habitat-Altitude-Range
Clutch
Flying insects.. Food  
  Habits
2403 World Number
Least Concern Status

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Black-shouldered Nightjar Mike Nelson Hans Botel Cottage, Ghana Ghana Song XC45506

   
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