Natural History Museum Of Zimbabwe

Arnoldia Zimbabwe Vol 9(14) 1984 JACKSON H.D. Variations in body mass of the Fierynecked Nightjar (Aves Caprimulgidae). p 223-230

A marked population of nightjars in Zimbabwe was studied for our breeding seasons. the capture/recapture programme provided 191 weights of adult nightjars of five species. Mean weights of adult Fierynecked Nightjars Caprimulgus pectoralis varied between the sexes, between day and night, between new moon and full moon, between the first and second halves of the breeding season, and between different breeding seasons.

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