Posted by: mynaturaldiary | July 22, 2016

Night time Nightjars.

The annual return of Nightjars to Guisborough Woods is always an experience with the birds appearing out of the encroaching nightfall.

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They appear on the wing suddenly, with powerful wing beats, but move surprisingly slowly as they hunt for insects.

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Nightjar (Caprimulgus europaeus)

Their churring calls echo over the empty Moors.


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