Philippine nightjar

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Philippine nightjar
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A nesting Philippine nightjar from the wildlife photography collection of John and Shekainah Alaban Photography.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Caprimulgiformes
Family: Caprimulgidae
Genus: Caprimulgus
Species: C. manillensis
Binomial name
Caprimulgus manillensis
Walden, 1875

The Philippine nightjar (Caprimulgus manillensis) is a species of nightjar in the family Caprimulgidae. It is endemic to the Philippines. Its local names are kandarapa (Tagalog) and tagolilong (Cebuano).[2]

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical mangrove forests, and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.

A day old and two days old Philippine nightjars from the wildlife photo collection of John and Shekainah Alaban Photography

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