Lesser Nighthawk

Chordeiles acutipennis - Engoulevent minime

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Caprimulgiformes

  • Family
    :

    Caprimulgidés

  • Genus
    :

    Chordeiles

  • Species
    :

    acutipennis

Descriptor

Hermann, 1783

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 23 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 34 à 64 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Engoulevent minime
adult
Engoulevent minime
♀ adult

Lesser Nighthawk (Chordeiles acutipennis) is a species of bird in the Caprimulgidae family.

Subspecific information 7 subspecies

  • Chordeiles acutipennis acutipennis (n and c South America to n Argentina)
  • Chordeiles acutipennis texensis (sw USA to c Mexico)
  • Chordeiles acutipennis littoralis (s Mexico to Costa Rica)
  • Chordeiles acutipennis micromeris (s Yucatán Pen. and Belize)
  • Chordeiles acutipennis crissalis (sw Colombia)
  • Chordeiles acutipennis aequatorialis (w Colombia, w Ecuador and nw Peru. ?.)
  • Chordeiles acutipennis exilis (w Peru)

Foreign names

  • Engoulevent minime,
  • Añapero Garrapena,
  • Bacurau-de-asa-fina,
  • Texasnachtschwalbe,
  • kis estifecske,
  • Texasnachtzwaluw,
  • Succiacapre minore,
  • Mindre falknattskärra,
  • Trillenatthauk,
  • súmračník ostrokrídly,
  • lelek menší,
  • Gråvinget Nathøg,
  • harmaahaukkakehrääjä,
  • enganyapastors de doble collar,
  • lelczyk ostroskrzydły,
  • mazais lēlis,
  • Малый сумеречный козодой,
  • コアメリカヨタカ,
  • 小灰眉夜鹰,
  • 小美洲夜鷹,

Voice song and cries

Engoulevent minime
♂ adult

Habitat

Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Seasonally Wet/Flooded ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Subtropical/Tropical Heavily Degraded Former Forest

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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