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Satanic Nightjar Eurostopodus diabolicus   - Pair
Satanic Nightjar
Photographer : © Michael Patrick Marklevitz
Location :Lore Lindu NP, Sulawesi, Indonesia
Date : 2 April 2008
English synonyms:Heinrich's Eared Nightjar, Heinrich's Eared-Nightjar, Heinrich's Nightjar, Satanic Eared Nightjar, Satanic Eared-Nightjar, Celebes Nightjar, Devilish Nightjar, Devilish Eared Nightjar, Devilish Eared-Nightjar, Diabolical Nightjar, Diabolical Eared Nightjar, Diabolical Eared-Nightjar, Kalabat Nightjar, Kalabat Eared Nightjar, Kalabat Eared-Nightjar, Sulawesi Eared Nightjar
Bird Family :Eurostopodidae - Eared Nightjars
Red Data Status :Vulnerable
Remarks :This is one of two pairs located. The birds were present all day (viewings early and late) and during that time had turned their bodies approx. 160 degrees while still maintaining close proximity to each other. The individual differences in overall color and pattern on the tail are quite distinct. - MPM
Taxonomic Notes :Monotypic species endemic to Sulawesi, Indonesia.
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