Chuck-will's-widow

Antrostomus carolinensis - Engoulevent de Caroline

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Caprimulgiformes

  • Family
    :

    Caprimulgidés

  • Genus
    :

    Antrostomus

  • Species
    :

    carolinensis

Descriptor

Gmelin, JF, 1789

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 34 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 94 à 137 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Chuck-will's-widow (Antrostomus carolinensis) is a species of bird in the Caprimulgidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Engoulevent de Caroline,
  • Chotacabras de la Carolina,
  • Carolinanachtschwalbe,
  • karolinai lappantyú,
  • Carolina Nachtzwaluw,
  • Succiacapre della Carolina,
  • Karolinanattskärra,
  • Karolinanattravn,
  • lelek vido,
  • lelek karolinský,
  • Carolinanatravn,
  • männikkökehrääjä,
  • enganyapastors de Carolina,
  • lelkowiec karoliński,
  • lielais vakarlēpis, čakvils,
  • Каролинский козодой,
  • チャックウイルヨタカ,
  • 卡氏夜鹰,
  • 加羅林夜鷹,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Shrubland : Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Grassland : Temperate ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Pastureland

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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