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White-winged Nightjar

Eleothreptus candicans

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Small, distinctive nightjar, pale gray overall with dark brown spots. Note the white eyebrow and moustachial stripe. In flight, males exhibit white underwings and undertail and black flight feathers. Found at a precious few open savanna grassland sites with scattered trees, especially those with numerous termite mounds known as earthmound fields.

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