Three birds in a tree-hollow, two resting and one preening

Three birds in a tree-hollow, two resting and one preening
Species: Australian Owlet-nightjar   Aegotheles cristatus
Subspecies: cristatus
Author: Geoffrey Dabb
Thursday, October 31, 2002
Added to IBC: 19 Mar 2007 - 00:00
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Altitude (m): 
566 meters


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Geoffrey Dabb, IBC1151647. Accessible at

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Geoffrey Dabb, IBC1151647. Video of Australian Owlet-nightjar Aegotheles cristatus at Canberra, Australia. Accessible at

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