Palau Nightjar Caprimulgus phalaena

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A small grayish-brown nightjar with a chestnut neck, back, and central tail. Note the white throat patch and white tips to outer tail and wings in flight. Nocturnal. Found in mangroves and lowland forest edges. The only nightjar on Palau. Most common call is a low, slightly accelerating series of “kew” notes given when perched.

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