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Strange Tails

We're delighted to have a strong population of strange-tailed tyrants at the reserve. So much so that we've adopted these beautiful and endangered birds as the symbol of the Trust

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Nacunda Nighthawk

Nacunda Nighthawk

Podager nacunda

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The Nacunda nighthawk is more often seen in flight than on the ground like nightjars.  It has a distinctive call and is often seen in small groups.

It has predominantly white underparts with a darker breastband and noticeable white throat.  Upperparts are mainly mottled dark brown and it has a typical nightjar head and eyes.

The underneath of the wing is beautifully patterned with white underwing coverts, mostly grey trailing edge and a white patch near the tips which are black.

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