For the purposes of our bird news services, this species is classed as Mega: species that have not yet occurred in the British Isles or are exceedingly rare, or are otherwise highly desirable.
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Accepted historical records for Egyptian Nightjar (2)
Egyptian Nightjar has been reported in the following areas (Bird News Extra subscribers can see a list of all records, as well as charts and graphs analysing the data by area, year, month, age and sex):
Birding abroadEgyptian Nightjars can be tricky in Morocco
One of the 'target' birds on Dave Gosney's recent trip to Morocco was Egyptian Nightjar. Find out how he went on in his quest to see one of the few Western Palearctic breeding species that he has not yet seen. log in
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