Nightjars Caprimulgidae (2)
(Banner photos: Common Nightjar by Dave Dillon)
Nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus
Most recent record was of one at Inchy Bridge, Timoleague when a male was observed hawking for insects over typical breeding habitat on three nights between 1st to 8th June 2012, suggesting potential breeding.
Common Nighthawk Chordeiles minor
1999 Ballydonegan, juvenile, 24th October. First Irish record. First Irish record.
Distribution: Breeds throughout North America except in the far
north. Winters in South America except Chile and southern Argentina.
(Cornell Bird Lab)