Common Poorwill

Phalaenoptilus nuttallii - Engoulevent de Nuttall

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Caprimulgiformes

  • Family
    :

    Caprimulgidés

  • Genus
    :

    Phalaenoptilus

  • Species
    :

    nuttallii

Descriptor

Audubon, 1844

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 21 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 31 à 58 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Common Poorwill (Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) is a species of bird in the Caprimulgidae family.

Subspecific information 6 subspecies

  • Phalaenoptilus nuttallii nuttallii (sw Canada, w and wc USA and n Mexico)
  • Phalaenoptilus nuttallii californicus (w California. USA. , n Baja California (Mexico))
  • Phalaenoptilus nuttallii hueyi (se California and sw Arizona. USA, ne Baja California (Mexico.)
  • Phalaenoptilus nuttallii dickeyi (s Baja California. Mexico.)
  • Phalaenoptilus nuttallii adustus (s Arizona. USA. , n Mexico)
  • Phalaenoptilus nuttallii centralis (c Mexico)

Foreign names

  • Engoulevent de Nuttall,
  • Chotacabras pachacua,
  • noitibó-de-nuttall,
  • Winternachtschwalbe,
  • téli estifecske,
  • Poorwill,
  • Succiacapre di Nuttall,
  • dvalnattskärra,
  • Dvalenattravn,
  • lelek spáč,
  • lelek americký,
  • Amerikansk Poorwill,
  • horroskehrääjä,
  • enganyapastors de Nutall,
  • lelkowiec zimowy,
  • Amerikas lēlītis,
  • Американский белогорлый козодой,
  • プアーウィルヨタカ,
  • 北美小夜鹰,
  • 弱夜鷹,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude ; Grassland : Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) : ; Desert : Hot

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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