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Mees's Nightjar

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Alternate name
Caprimulgus meesi Scientific name
Caprimulgiformes Order
Caprimulgidae Family
Tropical moist forest, dry grassland, dry savanna & shrubland, up to 800 m. Endemic to Indonesia:- Lesser Sunda, Nusa Tenggara Timur Province, Flores, Sumba, Habitat-Altitude-Range
Flying insects.. Food  
TSN: 686705 World Number
Least Concern Status

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Mees's Nightjar Filip Verbelen grasslands near forest edge, Lewapaku, Sumba Indonesia XC23260 song


  English: Mees' Nightjar, Mees's Nightjar
French: Engoulevent de Mees
Indonesian: Cabak Mees
Latin: Caprimulgus meesi
Norwegian: Floresnattravn
Slovak: lelek Meesov
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