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Photo by Richard Dunn
Photo by sdaly
Location: La Janda, Cadiz province, Andalucia, Spain
Caprimulgus ruficollis


32 cm. Lichen-grey, barred and streaked with buff, chestnut and black, barred under parts. Both sexes have white wing spots, tail sides and throat.


Iberia and north Africa.



Open sandy heaths with trees or bushes.


It makes no nest; 2 elongated and elliptical eggs are placed upon the bare ground.

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