Unusual owlet nightjar call, or something else?

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Unusual owlet nightjar call, or something else?

Hi there

This bird was spotted in northern tasmania. It sat and called for 5 minutes at the entrance to a eucalypt hollow just as the last sunight was fading. It looked and behaved exactly like an owlet nightjar but the call is unlike any nightjar I've heard before. Can anybody confirm that it is an owlet nightjar, or something else?

The recording is noisy and the call can be heard three times.

https://soundcloud.com/user218449850/nocturnal-call/s-BoZPT

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