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  • noun Plural form of nightjar.

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Examples

  • The best story I know showing how difficult it is to find nightjars on their nests is one told by the ornithologist John Walpole-Bond.

    Country diary: Holt, Norfolk

  • The best story I know showing how difficult it is to find nightjars on their nests is one told by the ornithologist John Walpole-Bond.

    Country diary: Holt, Norfolk

  • Often confused with owls because of their appearance and nocturnal hunting habits, tawny frogmouths are actually related to nightjars.

    ZooBorns

  • Often confused with owls because of their appearance and nocturnal hunting habits, tawny frogmouths are actually related to nightjars.

    ZooBorns

  • Often confused with owls because of their appearance and nocturnal hunting habits, tawny frogmouths are actually related to nightjars.

    ZooBorns

  • Often confused with owls because of their appearance and nocturnal hunting habits, tawny frogmouths are actually related to nightjars.

    ZooBorns

  • Though the area is a stronghold for nightjars, we managed just a single nest.

    A Year on the Wing

  • This time we went home before the nightjars got going.

    A Year on the Wing

  • I snuffed the candles and lay listening to crickets, nightjars and a hillbilly band of banjo frogs in the soupy dam where the artist sometimes wallowed in the afternoon.

    Wildwood

  • I turn it over, and spit it out, rolling on my back, floodlights on the nightjars.

    Wait

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