Band-tailed Nighthawk

Nyctiprogne leucopyga - Engoulevent leucopyge

Engoulevent leucopyge
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Caprimulgiformes

  • Family
    :

    Caprimulgidés

  • Genus
    :

    Nyctiprogne

  • Species
    :

    leucopyga

Descriptor

von Spix, 1825

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 20 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 23 à 26 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Band-tailed Nighthawk (Nyctiprogne leucopyga) is a species of bird in the Caprimulgidae family.

Subspecific information 5 subspecies

  • Nyctiprogne leucopyga leucopyga (e Venezuela, the Guianas and n Brazil)
  • Nyctiprogne leucopyga exigua (e Colombia, s Venezuela)
  • Nyctiprogne leucopyga pallida (ne Colombia, w and c Venezuela)
  • Nyctiprogne leucopyga latifascia (extreme s Venezuela)
  • Nyctiprogne leucopyga majuscula (ne Peru, n and e Bolivia, w and c Brazil)

Foreign names

  • Engoulevent leucopyge,
  • Añapero Colibandeado,
  • Bacurau-de-cauda-barrada,
  • Bindenschwanz-Nachtschwalbe,
  • csíkosfarkú lappantyú,
  • Staartbandnachtzwaluw,
  • Succiacapre codabarrata,
  • Bandstjärtad falknattskärra,
  • Dryadenatthauk,
  • súmračník pásochvostý,
  • lelek pruhoocasý,
  • Amazonnathøg,
  • juovapyrstökehrääjä,
  • enganyapastors cuabarrat,
  • lelkowiec amazoński,
  • Ленточный козодой,
  • オビオヨタカ,
  • *斑尾夜鹰,
  • 斑尾夜鷹,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland ; Savanna : Moist ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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