Pauraque

Nyctidromus albicollis - Engoulevent pauraqué

Engoulevent pauraqué
♂ adult
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Caprimulgiformes

  • Family
    :

    Caprimulgidés

  • Genus
    :

    Nyctidromus

  • Species
    :

    albicollis

Descriptor

Gmelin, JF, 1789

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 28 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 43 à 90 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Engoulevent pauraqué
♂ adult
Engoulevent pauraqué

Pauraque (Nyctidromus albicollis) is a species of bird in the Caprimulgidae family.

Subspecific information 6 subspecies

  • Nyctidromus albicollis albicollis (s Guatemala to nw Peru; e Colombia, nw Peru and Venezuela through the Guianas and Brazil)
  • Nyctidromus albicollis insularis (Tres Marías Is.. off w Mexico.)
  • Nyctidromus albicollis merrilli (s Texas. USA. , ne Mexico)
  • Nyctidromus albicollis yucatanensis (w and e Mexico, including the Yucatán Pen., to c Guatemala)
  • Nyctidromus albicollis gilvus (c and e Panama, n Colombia)
  • Nyctidromus albicollis derbyanus (Bolivia,c and s Brazil, Paraguay and ne Argentina)

Foreign names

  • Engoulevent pauraqué,
  • Chotacabras pauraque,
  • bacurau-comum,
  • Pauraquenachtschwalbe,
  • kurjangó,
  • Pauraque,
  • Pauraque,
  • pauaraquenattskärra,
  • Pauraquenattravn,
  • lelek paurake,
  • lelek šedočelý,
  • Spraglet Natravn,
  • kauluskehrääjä,
  • enganyapastors pauraque,
  • lelkowiec białoszyi,
  • paurakve,
  • Козодой-пораке,
  • オオヨタカ,
  • 帕拉夜鹰,
  • 帕拉夜鷹,

Voice song and cries

Engoulevent pauraqué
adult

Habitat

Engoulevent pauraqué
adult

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland, Subtropical/Tropical Mangrove Vegetation Above High Tide Level ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Wetlands (inland) : Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Plantations, Subtropical/Tropical Heavily Degraded Former Forest

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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