Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Nightjars and Allies :: Buff-collared Nightjar

Buff-collared Nightjar Caprimulgus ridgwayi

Described by: Nelson (1897)
Alternate common name(s): Ridgway's Whip-poor-will, Ridgway's Whippoorwill, Tucuchillo, Cookacheea
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


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Ex. sw. United States through w. Mexico. C. Central America;
Two populations;
(1) Ex. sw. United States (se. Arizona and sw. New Mexico) and w. Mexico (s. Sonora, Sinaloa and Durango s. along the Pacific slope and s. region of the Central Plateau to Morelos, Oaxaca, c. Veracruz and Chiapas).
(2) Interior of Guatemala, Honduras and s. Nicaragua.


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


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