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Alternative name: Anthony's Nightjar

Nyctidromus anthonyi

Identification

Distribution

Ecuador and Peru.

Taxonomy

This is a monotypic species1.
It was formerly included in the genus Caprimulgus.

Habitat

Dry shrubland.

Behaviour

References

  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, B.L. Sullivan, C. L. Wood, and D. Roberson. 2013. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: Version 6.8., with updates to August 2013. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Birdforum thread discussing proposals to transfer this species to a different genus

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