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New Caledonian Owlet-nightjar - BirdForum Opus


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Aegotheles savesi

Identification

Grey-brown and black plumage. Long, slightly rounded tail, short, rounded wings, and long, stout legs.

Distribution

New Caledonia.

Taxonomy

This is a monotypic species, which in the past has been considered a part of Australian Owlet-nightjar.

Habitat

Savanna and humid forests.

Behaviour

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