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

Scissor-tailed Nightjar Hydropsalis torquata

Described by: Gmelin, J. F. (1789)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): Hydropsalis brasiliana


Emas National Park, Goiás, Brazil - Apr, 2001 © Arthur Grosset  Pantanal, Mato Grosso, Brazil - Aug 20, 2007 © Jean-Philippe Paris  Pantanal, Mato Grosso, Brazil - Jun, 2006 © Lou Hegedus 
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C. and e. South America;
(1) C. and e. Brazil (Bahia, Chapada Diamantina).
(2) E. Peru, Amazonian Brazil, e. Bolivia, Paraguay and Uruguay to c. Argentina.


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


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