perched at night on dirt road

perched at night on dirt road
Species: Australian Owlet-nightjar   Aegotheles cristatus
Subspecies: cristatus
Author: Dusan M. Brinkhuizen
Friday, October 21, 2005
Added to IBC: 7 Dec 2009 - 02:47
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Altitude (m): 
97 meters


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All of the 943 species known to occur are covered, including the extraordinarily high total of 456 endemics, as well as 5 introduced species, 2 species yet to be formally described and a separate appendix with 75 vagrants. Subspecies are listed also to give a comprehensive overview of the remarkable regional avifauna.


Dusan M. Brinkhuizen, IBC951827. Accessible at

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Dusan M. Brinkhuizen, IBC951827. Photo of Australian Owlet-nightjar Aegotheles cristatus at Deniliquin, Australia. Accessible at

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