Category: Caprimulgidae

Notes on breeding of the Common Nighthawk in Panama.

Common Nighthawk (Chordeiles minor) Science Article 1 abstract The taking in Panama on 7 May 1961 of a Common Nighthawk (Chordeiles minor), which wasbrooding a single downy young, established that this species, essentially one of temperate North America, breeds far south into the tropics, where it had generally been regarded as a migrant only. L. […]

The Breeding Distribution of Cbordeiles minor in Mexico.

Common Nighthawk (Chordeiles minor) Science Article 4 abstract the time of Oberholser’s revision of the subspecies of Chordeiles minor in 1914 (Bull. U. S. Nat. Mus., 86), the southernmost known limits of the continental breeding range of this species were based on a specimen of henyri from Babfcora, central-western Chihuahua, collected on June 21, 1902, […]

Nacunda Nighthawk (Podager nacunda)

[order] CAPRIMULGIFORMES | [family] Caprimulgidae | [latin] Podager nacunda | [UK] Nacunda Nighthawk | [FR] Engoulevent nacunda | [DE] Weissbauch-Nachtschwalbe | [ES] Anapero nacunda | [NL] Nacunda-nachtzwaluw Subspecies Monotypic species Genus Physical charateristics Upperparts buff freckled with black. Breast brown with black barring and a conspicuous white V-shaped band across the throat. Lower breast, abdomen […]

Blackish Nightjar (Caprimulgus nigrescens)

[order] CAPRIMULGIFORMES | [family] Caprimulgidae | [latin] Caprimulgus nigrescens | [UK] Blackish Nightjar | [FR] Engoulevent noiratre | [DE] Trauer-Nachtschwalbe | [ES] Chotacabras Negruzco | [NL] Roetnachtzwaluw Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Region Range Caprimulgus nigrescens SA Amazonia Genus Physical charateristics Small dark Nightjar appears almost totally black with the exception of the some whtie spots […]

Lesser Nighthawk (Chordeiles acutipennis)

[order] CAPRIMULGIFORMES | [family] Caprimulgidae | [latin] Chordeiles acutipennis | [UK] Lesser Nighthawk | [FR] Engoulevent ronronneur | [DE] Texas-Nachtschwalbe | [ES] Anapero garrapena | [NL] Texasnachtzwaluw Subspecies Monotypic species Genus Physical charateristics It has a short bill, and the upper parts of the body have a grey and white patterning. Its head and chest […]

Red-necked Nightjar (Caprimulgus ruficollis)

[order] CAPRIMULGIFORMES | [family] Caprimulgidae | [latin] Caprimulgus ruficollis | [UK] Red-necked Nightjar | [FR] Engoulevent a col roux | [DE] Rothals-Ziegenmelker | [ES] Chotacabras pardo | [NL] Moorse Nachtzwaluw Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Caprimulgus ruficollis EU, AF Iberian Peninsula to nw AF w AF Caprimulgus ruficollis […]

Antillean Nighthawk (Chordeiles gundlachii)

[order] CAPRIMULGIFORMES | [family] Caprimulgidae | [latin] Chordeiles gundlachii | [UK] Antillean Nighthawk | [FR] Engoulevent piramidig | [DE] Antillen-Nachtschwalbe | [ES] Anapero Querequete, Pucuyo Antillano (HN) | [NL] Antilliaanse Nachtzwaluw Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Nyctiprogne gundlachii Chordeiles gundlachii NA s Florida through the West Indies Chordeiles […]

Buff-collared Nightjar (Caprimulgus ridgwayi)

[order] CAPRIMULGIFORMES | [family] Caprimulgidae | [latin] Caprimulgus ridgwayi | [UK] Buff-collared Nightjar | [FR] Engoulevent de Ridgway | [DE] Braunhals-Nachtschwalbe | [ES] Chotacabras Tucuchillo, Pucuyo Collar Claro (HN) | [NL] Ridgway’s Whip-poorwil Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Caprimulgus ridgwayi MA nw Mexico to Nicaragua Caprimulgus ridgwayi ridgwayi […]

Common Nighthawk (Chordeiles minor)

[order] CAPRIMULGIFORMES | [family] Caprimulgidae | [latin] Chordeiles minor | [UK] Common Nighthawk | [FR] Engoulevent d’Amerique | [DE] Nachtfalke | [ES] Anapero (Arg, Uy), Anapero Migratorio/Yanqui (Bo), Anapero zumbon (Cr), Pucuyo Comun (HN) | [NL] Amerikaanse Nachtzwaluw Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Chordeiles minor NA, MA widespread […]

Common Poorwill (Phalaenoptilus nuttallii)

[order] CAPRIMULGIFORMES | [family] Caprimulgidae | [latin] Phalaenoptilus nuttallii | [UK] Common Poorwill | [FR] Engoulevent de Nuttall | [DE] Winter-Nachtschwalbe | [ES] Chotacabras Pachacua | [NL] Poorwill Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Siphonorhis nuttallii Phalaenoptilus nuttallii NA, MA sw Canada to n Mexico Phalaenoptilus nuttallii adustus s […]