Tag: Nightjars

Nightjar (Caprimulgus europaeus)

[order] CAPRIMULGIFORMES | [family] Caprimulgidae | [latin] Caprimulgus europaeus | [UK] Nightjar | [FR] Engoulevent d’Europe | [DE] Ziegenmelker | [ES] Chotacabra Gris de Europa | [NL] Nachtzwaluw Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Physical charateristics A nocturnal bird, often perches at its daytime roost along a tree branch. […]

Short tailed Nighthawk (Lurocalis semitorquatus)

[order] Caprimulgiformes | [family] Caprimulgidae | [latin] Lurocalis semitorquatus | [UK] Short-tailed Nighthawk | [FR] Engoulevent a queue courte | [DE] Bandernachtschwalbe | [ES] Chotacabra de Cola Corta | [IT] Caprimulgo-sparviero dal semicollare | [NL] Kortstaartnachtzwaluw Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Lurocalis semitorquatus LA widespread Lurocalis semitorquatus nattereri […]

Pauraque (Nyctidromus albicollis)

[order] Caprimulgiformes | [family] Caprimulgidae | [latin] Nyctidromus albicollis | [UK] Pauraque | [FR] Engoulevent pauraque | [DE] Pauraquenachtschwalbe | [ES] Chotacabras Pauraque | [IT] Succiacapre collobianco | [NL] Pauraque Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Phalaenoptilus albicollis Nyctidromus albicollis LA widespread Nyctidromus albicollis albicollis e Colombia and Venezuela […]

Rufous Nightjar (Caprimulgus rufus)

[order] Caprimulgiformes | [family] Caprimulgidae | [latin] Caprimulgus rufus | [UK] Rufous Nightjar | [FR] Engoulevent roux | [DE] Rostnachtschwalbe | [ES] Chotacabra Castana | [IT] Succiacapre rossiccio | [NL] Rosse Nachtzwaluw Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Caprimulgus rufus LA widespread s from Costa Rica Caprimulgus rufus minimus […]

White tailed Nightjar (Caprimulgus cayennensis)

[order] Caprimulgiformes | [family] Caprimulgidae | [latin] Caprimulgus cayennensis | [UK] White-tailed Nightjar | [FR] Engoulevent core | [DE] Weissschwanz-Nachtschwalbe | [ES] Chotacabras Coliblanco | [IT] Succiacapre della Cayenna | [NL] Witstaartnachtzwaluw Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Caprimulgus cayennensis LA Costa Rica through n SA Caprimulgus cayennensis albicauda […]

Spot tailed Nightjar (Caprimulgus maculicaudus)

[order] Caprimulgiformes | [family] Caprimulgidae | [latin] Caprimulgus maculicaudus | [UK] Spot-tailed Nightjar | [FR] Engoulevent a queue etoilee | [DE] Fleckenschwanz-Nachtschwalbe | [ES] Chotacabras Colipinto | [IT] Succiacapre codamacchiata | [NL] Vlekstaartnachtzwaluw Subspecies Monotypic species Physical charateristics Small dark Nightjar with black crown and rufous collar on hind-neck. Back finely barred with buff and […]

Ladder tailed Nightjar (Hydropsalis climacocerca)

[order] Caprimulgiformes | [family] Caprimulgidae | [latin] Hydropsalis climacocerca | [UK] Ladder-tailed Nightjar | [FR] Engoulevent trifide | [DE] Staffelschwanz-Nachtschwalbe | [ES] Chotacabras de Escalera | [IT] Succiacapre codagraduata | [NL] Trapstaartnachtzwaluw Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Hydropsalis climacocerca SA Amazonia Hydropsalis climacocerca canescens lower Rio Tapaj

Scissor tailed Nightjar (Hydropsalis brasiliana)

[order] Caprimulgiformes | [family] Caprimulgidae | [latin] Hydropsalis brasiliana | [UK] Scissor-tailed Nightjar | [FR] Engoulevent a queue en ciseaux | [DE] Scherenschwanz-Nachtschwalbe | [ES] Chotacabras Tijereta | [IT] Succiacapre coda a forbice | [NL] Spiesstaartnachtzwaluw Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Uropsalis torquata Hydropsalis torquata SA Amazonia, sc, […]