Red-necked Nightjar

Caprimulgus ruficollis - Engoulevent à collier roux

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Caprimulgiformes

  • Family
    :

    Caprimulgidés

  • Genus
    :

    Caprimulgus

  • Species
    :

    ruficollis

Descriptor

Temminck, 1820

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 32 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 64 à 66 cm.
  • Weight
    : 70 à 102 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Red-necked Nightjar (Caprimulgus ruficollis) is a species of bird in the Caprimulgidae family.

Subspecific information 2 Subspecies

  • Caprimulgus ruficollis ruficollis (Iberian Pen., n Morocco)
  • Caprimulgus ruficollis desertorum (ne Morocco, n Algeria and n Tunisia)

Foreign names

  • Engoulevent à collier roux,
  • Chotacabras Cuellirrojo,
  • Noitibó-de-nuca-vermelha,
  • Rothals-Ziegenmelker,
  • rozsdásnyakú lappantyú,
  • Moorse Nachtzwaluw,
  • Succiacapre collorosso,
  • Rödhalsad nattskärra,
  • Rødhalsnattravn,
  • lelek červenokrký,
  • lelek rudokrký,
  • Rødhalset Natravn,
  • ruosteniskakehrääjä,
  • siboc,
  • Niflfari,
  • lelek rdzawoszyi,
  • rudkakla vakarlēpis,
  • rdečevrata podhujka,
  • Красношейный козодой,
  • アカエリヨタカ,
  • 红颈夜鹰,
  • 紅頸夜鷹,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Shrubland : Mediterranean-type Shrubby Vegetation ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Plantations

Geographic range

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