Caprimulgus albonotatus, Tick.
109. :- Jerdon's Birds of India, Vol. I, p. 194.
THE LARGE BENGAL NIGHT-JAR.
Length, 13; expanse, 25 ; wing, 9 ; tail, 7.
Crown and tertiaries cinerascent, minutely mottled and marked with a stripe of black dashes along the middle of the crown; upper range of scapularies black, more developed in the male, and bordered more broadly externally with rufescent white ; a broad white patch in front of the neck, as in several allied species; a double spot, or interrupted band of white on both webs of the first four primaries contracted and rufescent in the female; two outer tail feathers broadly tipped with white in the male, tinged with fulvous, or rufescent, in the female ; rictorial bristles white at the base, black tipped; altogether the females are usually paler, more brown, and less ashy than the males.
According to Tickell (quoted by Jerdon) the large Bengal Night-jar is common in the jungles of Central India.