Night Jar or Common Indian (Caprimulgus indicus) bird is frequent
scrub and stony country dry over grown canals, compounds and groves
in village ,neighborhood , squates,during day under the shelter of a
bush or a long a low bough remains active after sunset and all
through the night hawking insects ,flight resemblance is with moth,
wondering long railing glides alternated with wings flapping.
Food of night jar beetles, moth and other insects , Night Jar do not
make nest and give eggs on base ground in bamboo bush in side forest
, these birds make sound chuk chuk it is similar when stone glides
in frozen pond.
At Rajaji national park , Common Indian bird is found in large
numbers and truly this bird is a significance in the Indian wild a
soft plumaged corpuscular and nocturnal bird. it is mottled grey
brown , buff and fulvous ,black streaked above in a complicated
pattern and has white patches on the wings that are conspicuous in
Both male & female look alike and no visible