The White-throated Nightjar is a nocturnal bird from eastern Australia. The largest of the Australian nightjars, It is a grey bird mottled with brown, with a white throat giving a well camouflaged appearance when it roosts in undergrowth. The bird has a black bill and brown eyes. Juvenile birds are lighter brown.
open woodland, open forest
catches insects on the wing
They normally lay a single egg on the ground in leaf litter, stones or bark.
found in eastern Queensland, eastern New South Wales, and Victoria
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:||White-throated Nightjar|