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Category:Antrostomus - BirdForum Opus

Genus: Antrostomus


This genus contains Nightjars related to Eastern Whip-poor-will and Chuck-will's-widow.


Antrostomus is a genus in the family Caprimulgidae.
All species were formerly included in the genus Caprimulgus. Common Poorwill is placed here by some authorities, too.

Genus Antrostomus viewedit
A. carolinensis Chuck-will's-widow
A. rufus Rufous Nightjar
A. cubanensis Cuban Nightjar
A. ekmani Hispaniolan Nightjar
A. salvini Tawny-collared Nightjar
A. badius Yucatan Nightjar
A. sericocaudatus Silky-tailed Nightjar
A. ridgwayi Buff-collared Nightjar
A. vociferus Eastern Whip-poor-will
A. saturatus Dusky Nightjar
A. arizonae Mexican Whip-poor-will
A. noctitherus Puerto Rican Nightjar


  1. Kin-Lan Han MS thesis
  2. SACC baseline read October 2009