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Star-spotted Nightjar

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  Alternate name
Caprimulgus stellatus Scientific name
Caprimulgiformes Order
Caprimulgidae Family
23-25 cm Length
Hot desert & shrubland, up to 1980m. Found in:- Burundi, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Somalia & Sudan. Habitat-Altitude-Range
Flying insects. Food  


World Number
Least Concern Status

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