Category: aegothelidae

Vogelkop Owlet-nightjar (aegotheles affinis)

[order] APODIFORMES | [family] aegothelidae | [latin] aegotheles affinis | [UK] Vogelkop Owlet-nightjar | [FR] aegothele de Vogelkop | [DE] Vogelkopschwalm | [ES] Egothelo Vogelkop | [NL] Vogelkop Dwergnachtzwaluw Subspecies Monotypic species Physical charateristics Uniformely sooty brown to black coloration with light-brown bars. Distighuished by lookalike Barred Owlet-Nightjar by more rounded wings. wingspan min.: 0 […]

Wallaces Owlet-nightjar (aegotheles wallacii)

[order] APODIFORMES | [family] aegothelidae | [latin] aegotheles wallacii | [UK] Wallaces Owlet-nightjar | [FR] aegothele de Wallace | [DE] Fleckenschwalm | [ES] Egotelo de Wallace | [NL] Wallace’s Dwergnachtzwaluw Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Aegotheles wallacii AU New Guinea Aegotheles wallacii gigas s New Guinea, Weyland Mts. […]

Feline Owlet-nightjar (aegotheles insignis)

[order] APODIFORMES | [family] aegothelidae | [latin] aegotheles insignis | [UK] Feline Owlet-nightjar | [FR] Grand aegothele | [DE] Kauzchenschwalm | [ES] Egotelo Grande | [NL] Dwergnachtzwaluw Subspecies Monotypic species Physical charateristics Two well-defined color morphs-rufous and brown; intermediates also occur. upperparts have sparse whitish streaks or spots and prominent lateral crown stripes; throat is […]

Archbolds Owlet-nightjar (aegotheles archboldi)

[order] APODIFORMES | [family] aegothelidae | [latin] aegotheles archboldi | [UK] Archbolds Owlet-nightjar | [FR] aegothele de l’Est | [DE] Archbold-Bergschwalm | [ES] Egotelo de Archbold | [NL] Archbolds Dwergnachtzwaluw Subspecies Monotypic species Physical charateristics Typical Owlet-Nightjar. Rufous and brown morphs; intermediates also occur. Sexes are similar. Has dark barred upperparts with white spots. Dark, […]

Australian Owlet-nightjar (aegotheles cristatus)

[order] APODIFORMES | [family] aegothelidae | [latin] aegotheles cristatus | [UK] Australian Owlet-nightjar | [FR] aegothele huppe | [DE] Baumschwalm | [ES] Egotelo Australiano | [NL] Australische Dwergnachtzwaluw Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Hemiprocne cristatus Aegotheles cristatus Aegotheles cristatus AU Australia, s New Guinea Aegotheles cristatus cristatus se […]

Barred Owlet-nightjar (aegotheles bennettii)

[order] APODIFORMES | [family] aegothelidae | [latin] aegotheles bennettii | [UK] Barred Owlet-nightjar | [FR] aegothele barre | [DE] Bennettschwalm | [ES] Egotelo Barrado | [NL] Bennetts Dwergnachtzwaluw Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Aegotheles bennettii AU New Guinea Aegotheles bennettii bennettii se New Guinea, Aru I. Aegotheles bennettii […]

Moluccan Owlet-nightjar (aegotheles crinifrons)

[order] APODIFORMES | [family] aegothelidae | [latin] aegotheles crinifrons | [UK] Moluccan Owlet-nightjar | [FR] aegothele Moluques | [DE] Molukkenschwalm | [ES] Egotelo Moluqueno | [NL] Molukse Dwergnachtzwaluw Subspecies Monotypic species Physical charateristics Uperparts vrmiculated grey-brown, underparts pale with dark spots. Has a brown and rufous morph, probably with intermediates. has a very distinct call, […]

Mountain Owlet-nightjar (aegotheles albertisi)

[order] APODIFORMES | [family] aegothelidae | [latin] aegotheles albertisi | [UK] Mountain Owlet-nightjar | [FR] aegothele montagnard | [DE] Bergschwalm | [ES] Egotelo Montano | [NL] Bergdwergnachtzwaluw Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Aegotheles albertisi AU New Guinea Aegotheles albertisi albertisi Vokelkop Pen. (nw New Guinea) Aegotheles albertisi salvadorii […]

New Caledonian Owlet-nightjar (aegotheles savesi)

[order] APODIFORMES | [family] aegothelidae | [latin] aegotheles savesi | [UK] New Caledonian Owlet-nightjar | [FR] aegothele caledonien | [DE] Schwarzrucken-Schwalm | [ES] Egotelo de Nueva Caledonia | [NL] Nieuwcaledonische Dwergnachtzw Subspecies Monotypic species Physical charateristics Large, dark owlet-nightjar. Plumage rather uniformly vermiculated grey-brown and black. Structurally distinct with short rounded wings, long, slightly rounded […]