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Simbambili Game Lodge, Sabi Sand Reserve
South Africa


Make Nikon D2X
Lens Nikkor AF-S VR 200 mm f/2G   at 400 mm
Exposure 1/500 s, f/2.8, ISO 800
Image size 800 x 534 pixels

IOC Names

Deutsch  Rostwangen-Nachtschwalbe Dutch  Roodwangnachtzwaluw
Italian  Succiacapre guancerossicce Spanish  Chotacabras Carirrojo


Seen under the car's lights on a forest trail, at the Simbambili Game Lodge, near the Kruger Park.


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Rufous-cheeked Nightjar
Caprimulgus rufigena
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Jean-Michel PAULUS