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Aegotheles cristatus

2 Australian Owlet-nightjar at suppressed

Aegotheles cristatus at suppressed - 29 Jan 2023
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Identification history

Aegotheles cristatus 29 Jan 2023 Liam.m
Unidentified 29 Jan 2023 AJB

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I wondered what this small dark grey bird was with no apparent beak then it swivelled its head and big eyes at me! Some of sort Nightjar I think. Iphone good for most things but no good for birds!

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Liam.m wrote:
   29 Jan 2023
Good sighting, not common to see them out of their hollows during the day

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Species information

  • Aegotheles cristatus Scientific name
  • Australian Owlet-nightjar Common name
  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 29 Jan 2023 04:13 PM Recorded on
  • AJB Recorded by

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