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bird, a warm-blooded vertebrate that lays eggs and has feathers and wings

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European Nightjar (Caprimulgus europaeus)
European Nightjar (Caprimulgus europaeus)
This species of nightjar summers in northern and central Europe, and winters in sub-Saharan Africa as far south as the Cape. The males have a characteristic churring song, similar to that of a cricket, which can be heard on warm summer evenings.

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Anseriformes
Anseriformes
ducks, geese, swans

Apodiformes
Apodiformes
hummingbirds and swifts

Order Caprimulgiformes
Caprimulgiformes
nightjars and frogmouths

Charadriiformes
Charadriiformes
shorebirds

Ciconiiformes
Ciconiiformes
flamingos, storks, etc.

Order Columbiformes
Columbiformes
doves and pigeons

Coraciiformes
Coraciiformes
bee-eaters, hornbills, kingfishers, etc.

Falconiformes
Falconiformes
falcons, eagles, hawks, etc.

Galliformes
Galliformes
game birds

Gaviiformes
loons

Gruiformes
Gruiformes
cranes, coots, rails, etc.

Passeriformes
Passeriformes
perching birds

Pelecaniformes
Pelecaniformes
pelicans, cormorants, etc.

Piciformes
Piciformes
woodpeckers

Order Podicipediformes
Podicipediformes
grebes

Order Procellariiformes
Procellariiformes
seabirds

Psittaciformes
Psittaciformes
parrots

Sphenisciformes
Sphenisciformes
penguins

Order Strigiformes
Strigiformes
owls

Struthioniformes
Struthioniformes
ostriches and rheas

Order Trogoniformes
Trogoniformes
trogons and quetzals

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