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Large-tailed Nightjar

(c) Photo by Forest Ang

Common Name : Large-tailed Nightjar
Scientific Name : Caprimulgus macrurus
Size : 30 cm
Found : Sg Dua, Butterworth

The local called it "cemetery bird" as this bird frequented open shade at the cemetery. A common resident in Malaysia. They don't build any nest. They lay the eggs on the ground. When disturbed, they pushed their eggs to different location, sometime as far as 20 m away.

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