Origin of nightjar
Examples from the Web for nightjar
"Like going from the nightingale to the nightjar," said Arabella.Sandra Belloni, Complete|George Meredith
Horsfield's nightjar (C. macrurus) is perhaps not sufficiently abundant on the Nilgiris to deserve mention in this essay.Birds of the Indian Hills|Douglas Dewar
The Nightjar breeds in May or June, a little later in the north than in the south.
And out of the distance the nightjar set again to its churring.Memoirs of a Midget|Walter de la Mare
But we have lingered too long already with the Nightjar, and must pass on to a notice of other birds upon the heath.