Least Nighthawk

Chordeiles pusillus - Engoulevent nain

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Caprimulgiformes

  • Family
    :

    Caprimulgidés

  • Genus
    :

    Chordeiles

  • Species
    :

    pusillus

Descriptor

Gould, 1861

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

Distribution

Description identification

Least Nighthawk (Chordeiles pusillus) is a species of bird in the Caprimulgidae family.

Subspecific information 6 subspecies

  • Chordeiles pusillus pusillus (Tocantins, Bahia and Goiás. e Brazil.)
  • Chordeiles pusillus septentrionalis (e Colombia through Venezuela and the Guianas)
  • Chordeiles pusillus esmeraldae (se Colombia, s Venezuela and nw Brazil)
  • Chordeiles pusillus xerophilus (Paraíba and Pernambuco. ne Brazil.)
  • Chordeiles pusillus novaesi (Maranhão and Piauí. ne Brazil.)
  • Chordeiles pusillus saturatus (e Bolivia and wc Brazil)

Foreign names

  • Engoulevent nain,
  • Añapero Menudo,
  • Bacurauzinho,
  • Gnomennachtschwalbe,
  • törpeestifecske,
  • Kleinste Nachtzwaluw,
  • Succiacapre minuto,
  • Dvärgfalknattskärra,
  • Tussenatthauk,
  • súmračník malý,
  • lelek nejmenší,
  • Dværgnathøg,
  • pikkuhaukkakehrääjä,
  • enganyapastors menut,
  • lelczyk malutki,
  • Карликовый сумеречный козодой,
  • コビトアメリカヨタカ,
  • 小白喉夜鹰,
  • 姬夜鷹,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Savanna : Dry ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Seasonally Wet/Flooded

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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