Tag: Nightjars

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 […]

Eastern Whip-poor-will (Caprimulgus vociferus)

[order] CAPRIMULGIFORMES | [family] Caprimulgidae | [latin] Caprimulgus vociferus | [UK] Eastern Whip-poor-will | [FR] Engoulevent bois-pourri | [DE] Schwarzkehl-Nachtschwalbe | [ES] Chotacabras Cuerporruin, Chotacabras Griton (Cr), Pucuyo Griton (HN) | [NL] Whip-poorwill Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Caprimulgus vociferus NA c, e se USA, MA Caprimulgus vociferus […]

Egyptian Nightjar (Caprimulgus aegyptius)

[order] CAPRIMULGIFORMES | [family] Caprimulgidae | [latin] Caprimulgus aegyptius | [UK] Egyptian Nightjar | [FR] Engoulevent du Sahara | [DE] Pharaonen-Ziegenmelker | [ES] Chotacabras Egipcio | [NL] Egyptische Nachtzwaluw Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Caprimulgus aegyptius EU, AF nw AF to sc Asia e, c, w AF Caprimulgus […]