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2005-12-26 06:43:27

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union announced on Monday a 166 million euros ($196.9 million) aid package for 10 African countries, saying the continent's poorest nations must be remembered on the first anniversary of the tsunami in Asia.

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2009-01-20 21:15:13

The Standard-winged Nightjar (Macrodipteryx longipennis) is a species of bird that is a resident breeder in Africa from Senegal east to Ethiopia. It is found in dry savannah habitats, with some scrub. This bird is 7.9 to 9 inches long. This nightjar is relatively short-tailed, and lacks white in the wings or tail. The song is a churring trill. The adult male has a bizarre wing ornament during the breeding season, with a broad central flight feather on each wing. In normal flight, these...

2008-08-07 11:27:23

The Australian Owlet-Nightjar (Aegotheles cristatus), is a nocturnal bird found in open woodland across Australia and in southern New Guinea. It is colloquially known as "Moth Owl". It is the most common of the owlet-nightjars, and the best known of this secretive family. It is the commonest nocturnal bird in Australia, and despite suffering from predation and competition by introduced species it is not considered threatened. It lives in a variety of habitats as well as open woodland,...

2008-08-07 11:24:09

The Egyptian Nightjar (Caprimulgus aegyptius), is a medium-small nightjar which occurs in south west Asia and north Africa, and winters in tropical Africa. It is a late migrant, seldom appearing before the end of April or beginning of May. It is a rare visitor to Europe, but, remarkably, has twice occurred as far away as Great Britain. Open desert with a few trees or bushes are the haunts of this crepuscular nightjar. The variegated plumage is much paler than the European Nightjar. The...

2008-05-02 10:27:57

The Whip-poor-will or whippoorwill (Caprimulgus vociferus), is a member of the nightjar bird family. It is found in North and Central America. The Whip-poor-will's breeding habitat is deciduous or mixed woods across southeastern Canada, eastern and southwestern United States, and Central America. Northern birds migrate to the southeastern United States and south to Central America. Central American races are largely resident. These birds forage at night, catching insects in flight. They...

2008-05-02 10:24:07

The Chuck-will's-widow (Caprimulgus Caroline sis), is a nocturnal bird of the nightjar family Caprimulgidae. It is found in the southeastern United States near swamps, rocky uplands, and pine woods. It migrates to the West Indies, Central America, and northwestern South America. A fairly generic nightjar, it has mottled brownish underparts, a buff throat, reddish-brown feathers lined with black, and brown and white patterning on head and chest, differing from the gray and black of its more...

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