Nocturnal. Pair permanently and keep to the same small territory all year. Roost alone by day. Courtship may sometimes involve 2 or 3 pairs of birds.
Coastal Wetlands Forest, Edge of rainforests; paperbark swamps; mangroves.
August to January. Usually one brood per season. 2 eggs, pinkish-reddish cream. Incubation 21-22 days, mainly by female. Young are fed by both parents, and fledge at 3-4 weeks.
Kakadu National Park
Carnivore, Nocturnal flying insects.
|| Large-tailed Nightjar
|| Caprimulgus macrurus
|| Least Concern
|| 260 - 280 mm.
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