Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Nightjars and Allies :: Spot-tailed Nightjar

Spot-tailed Nightjar Caprimulgus maculicaudus

Described by: Lawrence (1862)
Alternate common name(s): Pit-sweet, Pitsweet
Old scientific name(s): Antiurus maculicaudus


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C. Central America to se. South America;
Highly fragmented distribution;
Sw. Mexico (s. Veracruz, n. Oaxaca, Tabasco and n. Chiapas), pine savannas of e. Honduras and ne. Nicaragua. N. and e. Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana, Surinam, Guiana s. e. of the Andes through Brazil to se. Peru, n. and e. Bolivia to se. Brazil.


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


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