Adult perched in early morning light.

Adult perched in early morning light.
Species: Australian Owlet-nightjar   Aegotheles cristatus
Author: Peter Strauss
Thursday, February 23, 2012
Added to IBC: 12 Dec 2012 - 12:19
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Altitude (m): 
113 meters


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Peter Strauss, IBC1013566. Accessible at

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Peter Strauss, IBC1013566. Photo of Australian Owlet-nightjar Aegotheles cristatus at Monarto Conservation Park, Australia. Accessible at

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