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Grey Nightjar Caprimulgus indicus jotaka  
Grey Nightjar
Photographer : © Jainy Kuriakose
Location :Kamorta, Central Nicobars, Nicobar Islands, India
Date : 22 February 2016
English synonyms:Gray Nightjar, Indian Jungle Nightjar, Jungle Nightjar, Japanese Nightjar, Highland Nightjar, Ceylon Highland Nightjar, Timor Nightjar (possibly a new species as yet undescribed)
Bird Family :Caprimulgidae - Typical Nightjars
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :The pictures are of two different individuals. Saw them on the road at around 8.00 pm. The birds were seen sitting on the road at a distance of about 2 metres from each other. - JK