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

White-tailed Nightjar Caprimulgus cayennensis

Described by: Gmelin, J. F. (1789)
Alternate common name(s): Cayenne Nightjar
Old scientific name(s): Caprimulgus albicauda


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S. Central America and n. South America;
(1) Se. Costa Rica, Panama to nw. Colombia.
(2) W. Colombia to ex. n. Ecuador (Imbabura).
(3)(4) Ex. ne. Colombia, nw. Venezuela and Aruba, Curacao, Bonaire and Margarita Is.
(4) C. Lesser Antilles (Martinique).
(5) Trinidad, Tobago, Bocas Is. and Little Tobago.
(6) E. Colombia, s. Venezuela, Guyana, Surinam, Guiana and ex. n. Brazil.


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


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