European nightjar

noun
variants: or

Eurasian nightjar

Definition of European nightjar

  1. :  a nocturnal nightjar (Caprimulgus europaeus) of Europe and Asia that has grayish-brown plumage speckled and barred with dark brown and buff and in the male has white markings on wing tips and outer tail feathers

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1835

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1835


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