Australian Owlet-nightjar

Australian Owlet-nightjar

Aegotheles cristatus

Family:

Owlet-nightjars

Conservation status:

Least concern

Brain to Body Mass Ratio:

NaN

Date Taken:

Closest Suburb To Observation:

The Smallest nocturnal birds and without the night glow of their eyes I have only spotted these by accident walking in Mallee or driving on a country road to the entrance of Sundown National Park as occurred here. 

Alternate Sightings