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- Caprimulgus clarus
These birds tend to fly low, alighting on rocks and stumps or bare ground. By day they roost on the ground under shrub cover, flying only a short distance if disturbed.
The diet includes insects for which it hawks around lights.
It does not build a nest, simply laying its eggs on bare ground, usually under a bush.
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