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==External Links==
 
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Revision as of 12:31, 4 November 2008

Photo by Mark Harper
Location: Varirata National Park, Papua New Guinea
Aegotheles bennettii

Identification

20-23cm. Upperparts dark brown to blackish with narrow light lines, underparts pale grey to whitish buff with broad bars and spots. Sexes are similar.

Distribution

New Guinea and some sourrounding islands.

Taxonomy

Five subspecies are recognized: bennettii, weidenfeldi, plumiferus, terborghi, and affinis. In the past, Wallace's Owlet-Nightjar has also been included in this species.

Habitat

Moist forests.

Behaviour

The eggs are white.

Photo by Xenospiza
Varirata National Park, Papua New Guinea

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