SAVANNA NIGHTJAR FACTS
The Savanna Nightjar is a brownish grey nocturnal bird with pale brown speckles. The underside is brown with bars. It is a nocturnal bird from eastern and south east Asia that is a vagrant in Australia. The IUCN has assessed the species to be of least concern because it has a large range and stable population trend.
open forest and woodland, savanna, scrubland
insects which it catches in flight
The Savanna Nightjar is found in south Asia and south-east Asia. In Australia it is a vagrant on Christmas Island and tropical Queensland (?).
Map is from Atlas of Living Australia website at http://biocache.ala.org.au licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License
|Common Name:||Savanna Nightjar|
Relatives in same Genus
Large-tailed Nightjar (C. macrurus)