White-tailed Nightjar

Hydropsalis cayennensis - Engoulevent coré

Engoulevent coré
♀ adult
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Caprimulgiformes

  • Family
    :

    Caprimulgidés

  • Genus
    :

    Hydropsalis

  • Species
    :

    cayennensis

Descriptor

Gmelin, JF, 1789

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 23 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 25 à 46 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

White-tailed Nightjar (Hydropsalis cayennensis) is a species of bird in the Caprimulgidae family.

Subspecific information 6 subspecies

  • Hydropsalis cayennensis cayennensis (e Colombia through Venezuela and the Guianas to n Brazil)
  • Hydropsalis cayennensis albicauda (Costa Rica to n Colombia)
  • Hydropsalis cayennensis aperta (w Colombia, n Ecuador)
  • Hydropsalis cayennensis insularis (ne Colombia and n Venezuela, nearby islands)
  • Hydropsalis cayennensis leopetes (Trinidad and Tobago)
  • Hydropsalis cayennensis manati (Martinique. Lesser Antilles.)

Foreign names

  • Engoulevent coré,
  • Chotacabras coliblanco,
  • bacurau-de-cauda-branca,
  • Weißschwanz-Nachtschwalbe,
  • fehérfarkú lappantyú,
  • Witstaartnachtzwaluw,
  • Succiacapre codabianca,
  • vitstjärtad nattskärra,
  • Hvithalenattravn,
  • lelek bielochvostý,
  • lelek běloocasý,
  • Hvidhalet Natravn,
  • valkopyrstökehrääjä,
  • enganyapastors de Caiena,
  • lelkowiec białopręgi,
  • Белохвостый козодой,
  • オジロヨタカ,
  • 白尾夜鹰,
  • 白尾夜鷹,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

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

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

QRcode Engoulevent coré
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