Grey Nightjar Singapore

A jumping spider moving across the partially sleeping Grey NightJar’s head. A second later the spider vanished!

An uncommon resident breeder in Singapore, it was a lifer for me, and also the last time I encountered the Grey Nightjar.


Photographed with Nikon D200, Sigma 150-500mm DG OS HSM, Basic Tripod @

500mm(35mm equivalent 750mm), ISO 125, 1/40th sec, F8, Center Weighted Average, Minimal off-flash fired.

Subject Distance: 6.68meters

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Grey Nightjar