The Savanna Nightjar (Caprimulgus affinis) is a species of nightjar found in South and Southeast Asia. Eight subspecies are recognised:
• Caprimulgus affinis monticolus
• Caprimulgus affinis amoyensis
• Caprimulgus affinis stictomus
• Caprimulgus affinis affinis
• Caprimulgus affinis timorensis
• Caprimulgus affinis griseatus
• Caprimulgus affinis mindanensis
• Caprimulgus affinis propinquus.
Its habitat is open forest and areas with scrub. Its length is about 25 cm. The upperparts are brownish-grey and vermiculated, with pale brown speckles. The underparts are brown, with bars.
The savanna nightjar is nocturnal. Its song is a squeaky kweek kweek. The IUCN Red List has assessed the species to be of least concern because it has a large range and its population trend is stable.
Range map from www.oiseaux.net - Ornithological Portal Oiseaux.net
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IUCN Red List
of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2.
International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.
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Sighted: (Date of first photo that I could use) 27 March 2018
Location: Bardiya/ Bardia National Park
Savanna Nightjar, चुइयाँ चैतेचरा, Caprimulgus affinis
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