Great Eared Nightjar

Lyncornis macrotis - Engoulevent oreillard

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Caprimulgiformes

  • Family
    :

    Caprimulgidés

  • Genus
    :

    Lyncornis

  • Species
    :

    macrotis

Descriptor

Vigors, 1831

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 40 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : -
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Great Eared Nightjar (Lyncornis macrotis) is a species of bird in the Caprimulgidae family.

Subspecific information 5 subspecies

  • Lyncornis macrotis macrotis (n and e Philippines)
  • Lyncornis macrotis cerviniceps (Bangladesh and ne India to s China, Indochina and n Malay Pen.)
  • Lyncornis macrotis bourdilloni (sw India)
  • Lyncornis macrotis jacobsoni (Simeulue I.. off nw Sumatra.)
  • Lyncornis macrotis macropterus (Sulawesi, Talaud, Sangihe, Banggai and Sula Is.)

Foreign names

  • Engoulevent oreillard,
  • Chotacabras orejudo,
  • noitibó-orelhudo,
  • Riesennachtschwalbe,
  • óriás-füleslappantyú,
  • Grote Nachtzwaluw,
  • Succiacapre orecchiuto maggiore,
  • större öronnattskärra,
  • Hornnattravn,
  • nočnár veľký,
  • lelek ušatý,
  • Stor Hornnatravn,
  • isokorvakehrääjä,
  • enganyapastors orellut,
  • rogatnik duży,
  • Большой южноазиатский козодой,
  • Taktarau besar,
  • オオミミヨタカ,
  • 毛腿耳夜鹰,
  • นกตบยุงยักษ์,
  • 毛腿夜鷹,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry

Geographic range

Sources of information

Other sources of interest

QRcode Engoulevent oreillard
published: - Updated: 03-08-2008
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