Caprimulgus europaeus
nighthawk ighthawk n. 1. A person who likes to be active late at night; a {night owl}.

Syn: night owl, nightbird. [WordNet 1.5]

2. (Zo["o]l.) Any of several mainly nocturnal North American goatsuckers, especially {Chordeiles minor}, or the related European goatsucker {Caprimulgus europaeus}, also called the nightjar.

Syn: bullbat, mosquito hawk. [WordNet 1.5]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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