Nightjar Tuirne Lín Caprimulgus europaeus
Rare passage migrant. Once a breeding species in the county but no evidence of such in recent decades.
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.
Global Distribution: Europe, Africa and Asia.
Common Nighthawk Seabhac Coitianta an Oíche Chordeiles minor
One county record up to the end of 2020.
1999 Ballydonegan, juvenile, 24th October. This is the first Irish record.
Global Distribution: Breeds throughout North America except in the far north. Winters in South America except Chile and southern Argentina. (Cornell Bird Lab)