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Pao Dolina
09-08-2013, 07:13 PM
After not shooting birds for almost half a year I'm glad to be back to shooting em.

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Philippine Nightjar (Caprimulgus manillensis) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/alabang/9687302886/) by alabang (http://www.flickr.com/people/alabang/), on Flickr

The Philippine Nightjar (Caprimulgus manillensis) is a species of nightjar in the Caprimulgidae family. It is endemic to the Philippines.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical mangrove forests, and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philippine_Nightjar

Location: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University_of_the_Philippines_Diliman

Pao Dolina
09-10-2013, 06:13 AM
Below are some local youths helping me spot the Philippine Nightjar at the Faculty Center in front of Landbank.

The nightjar was sleeping on a mango tree. Thankfully the branch was unobstructed.

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Junior Bird Spotters (http://www.flickr.com/photos/alabang/9689973220/) by alabang (http://www.flickr.com/people/alabang/), on Flickr