Red-necked Nightjar
Largest nightjar in Europe...summers
in Iberia and north Africa...winters in
tropical west Africa.
Caprimulgus ruficollis
(L 11.8-13.4" WS 23.6-25.6")
flash photos
The nightjar has wide, black
eyes that shine like a cat’s if
caught in torchlight.
It looks, in short, like a cross
between a cuckoo, a moth and
a catfish.
(Jane Borodale)
La Janda
Cadiz Province
Moon over Andusia