Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Nightjars and Allies :: Pauraque

Pauraque Nyctidromus albicollis

Described by: Gmelin, J. F. (1789)
Alternate common name(s): Common Pauraque, White-collared Cuejo, White-necked Cuejo
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Pirapora, Minas Gerais, Brazil - Feb, 2002 © Arthur Grosset  Linhares, Espírito Santo, Brazil - Mar, 2004 © Arthur Grosset  Jeremoabo, Bahia, Brazil - Mar, 2004 © Arthur Grosset  Pantanal, Mato Grosso, Brazil - Aug 20, 2007 © Jean-Philippe Paris  Chapada dos Guimarães, Mato Grosso, Brazil - Aug 24, 2007 © Jean-Philippe Paris 
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Ex. sc. United States through Central America and tropical South America;
(1) Tres Marias Is.
(2) Sc. United States (s. Texas in the lower Rio Grande Valley) and e. Mexico (Nuevo Leon and Tamaulipas).
Winters s. to Puebla.
(3) Tropical n. Mexico (Cozumel Is.), Belize and Guatemala.
(4) S. Guatemala to Costa Rica and w. Panama.
(5) Panama and n. Colombia.
(6) E. Colombia and Venezuela, Trinidad, Guyana, Surinam, Guiana to e. Brazil, e. Ecuador, nw. and e. Peru and n. and e. Bolivia.
(7) C. and s. Brazil (Bahia, Chapada Diamantina), Paraguay and ne. Argentina.


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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center
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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Jeff Blincows Sound Gallery
Santa Rosa National Park, Costa Rica - Date unknown Source: Dan Mennill


Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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