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Nightjar (Caprimulgus europaeus)

 
 

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18:45 07/06/17
07:12 06/06/17
14:25 30/05/17
20:46 22/05/17
13:59 15/05/17
15:55 01/05/17
30/04
19:24 22/04/17
18:15
20:00 17/10/16

10 reports returned.

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Isle of May, Fife
06/06/17
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Undislosed, Belarus
11/05/17
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Waxham, Norfolk
12/10/16
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Waxham, Norfolk
12/10/16
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undisclosed site, Kent
22/09/16 Former Photo of the Week
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Nunthorpe, Cleveland
05/09/16
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Nunthorpe, Cleveland
05/09/16 Notable photo
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Arne RSPB, Dorset
17/07/16
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Arne RSPB, Dorset
17/07/16
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Arne RSPB, Dorset
09/07/16 Notable photo
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Bidnija, Malta
15/04/16
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Akhna Dam, Cyprus
08/10/14
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Middlesex Filter Beds NR, London
30/09/14
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Middlesex Filter Beds NR, London
30/09/14
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Middlesex Filter Beds NR, London
30/09/14
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Middlesex Filter Beds NR, London
30/09/14
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Middlesex Filter Beds NR, London
30/09/14
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Middlesex Filter Beds NR, London
28/09/14
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Middlesex Filter Beds NR, London
28/09/14
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undisclosed site, Bulgaria
10/04/14
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Fair Isle, Shetland
26/09/13
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Fair Isle, Shetland
26/09/13
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undisclosed site, Hants
26/07/13
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undisclosed site, Hants
26/07/13
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Lesvos, Greece
14/05/13

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Nightjar breeds in the following countries (Bird News Extra subscribers will see population statistics and information on trends for each country, and a map of population densities):

Albania
Andorra
Armenia
Azerbaijan
Belarus
Belgium
Bulgaria
Croatia
Cyprus
Czech Republic
Denmark
Estonia
Finland
France
Georgia
Germany
Greece
Hungary
Ireland
Italy
Latvia
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Macedonia
Moldova
Netherlands
Norway
Poland
Portugal
Romania
Russia
Serbia and Montenegro
Slovakia
Slovenia
Spain
Sweden
Switzerland
Turkey
Ukraine

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Fri 11/09/15
RSPB: Planning application threatens Brecks' Schedule 1 birds
RSPB Planning application threatens Brecks' Schedule 1 birds
A local community group and three wildlife charities have objected to a planning application to build a road and up to 1,650 new houses on greenfield land on the western edge of the town of Brandon, Suffolk.  read on read on
Sat 25/06/11
Forestry Commission: Nightjars soaring in North Yorkshire
Forestry Commission Nightjars soaring in North Yorkshire
Nightjars in North Yorkshire's forests are doing well.  read on read on
Mon 14/09/09
Lindo at Large: Nightjars
Lindo at Large Nightjars
David gets together with the BTO in the woods around Thetford for some evening mist-netting.  read on read on
Thu 04/06/09
RSPB: Nightjar causes a stir at The Lodge
RSPB Nightjar causes a stir at The Lodge
An unexpected visitor to the RSPB's headquarters has drawn the crowds  read on read on
Fri 20/02/09
Lindo at Large: Goatsuckers
Lindo at Large Goatsuckers
David Lindo goes in search of the weird and wonderful Nightjar  read on read on
Sun 28/08/05 Webzine subscribers only
The elusive day-roosting Nightjar
The elusive day-roosting Nightjar
Relatively few birders have been fortunate enough to find a day-roosting Nightjar. For Lincolnshire birder Graham Catley it was over a 20-year wait. Luckily his camera was at the the ready when he found his Holy Grail.  log in log in

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