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Family: Caprimulgidae


Nightjars; distribution almost worldwide.


Caprimulgidae is a family in the order Caprimulgiformes.

Family Caprimulgidae viewedit

Genus Eurostopodus viewedit
E. argus Spotted Nightjar
E. nigripennis Solomons Nightjar
E. exul New Caledonian Nightjar
E. mystacalis White-throated Nightjar
E. diabolicus Satanic Nightjar
E. papuensis Papuan Nightjar
E. archboldi Archbold's Nightjar

Genus Lyncornis viewedit
L. temminckii Malaysian Eared Nightjar
L. macrotis Great Eared Nightjar

Genus Gactornis viewedit
G. enarratus Collared Nightjar

Genus Chordeiles viewedit
C. nacunda Nacunda Nighthawk
C. pusillus Least Nighthawk
C. rupestris Sand-colored Nighthawk
C. acutipennis Lesser Nighthawk
C. minor Common Nighthawk
C. gundlachii Antillean Nighthawk

Genus Lurocalis viewedit
L. semitorquatus Short-tailed Nighthawk
L. rufiventris Rufous-bellied Nighthawk

Genus Nyctiprogne viewedit
N. leucopyga Band-tailed Nighthawk
N. vielliardi Bahian Nighthawk

Genus Nyctipolus viewedit
N. nigrescens Blackish Nightjar
N. hirundinaceus Pygmy Nightjar

Genus Systellura viewedit
S. longirostris Band-winged Nightjar
S. decussata Tschudi's Nightjar

Genus Nyctidromus viewedit
N. albicollis Common Pauraque
N. anthonyi Scrub Nightjar

Genus Eleothreptus viewedit
E. candicans White-winged Nightjar
E. anomalus Sickle-winged Nightjar

Genus Uropsalis viewedit
U. segmentata Swallow-tailed Nightjar
U. lyra Lyre-tailed Nightjar

Genus Setopagis viewedit
S. heterura Todd's Nightjar
S. parvula Little Nightjar
S. whitelyi Roraiman Nightjar
S. maculosa Cayenne Nightjar

Genus Hydropsalis viewedit
H. cayennensis White-tailed Nightjar
H. maculicaudus Spot-tailed Nightjar
H. climacocerca Ladder-tailed Nightjar
H. torquata Scissor-tailed Nightjar

Genus Macropsalis viewedit
M. forcipata Long-trained Nightjar

Genus Siphonorhis viewedit
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S. brewsteri Least Pauraque

Genus Nyctiphrynus viewedit
N. mcleodii Eared Poorwill
N. yucatanicus Yucatan Poorwill
N. ocellatus Ocellated Poorwill
N. rosenbergi Choco Poorwill

Genus Phalaenoptilus viewedit
P. nuttallii Common Poorwill

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

Genus Veles viewedit
V. binotatus Brown Nightjar

Genus Caprimulgus viewedit
C. vexillarius Pennant-winged Nightjar
C. longipennis Standard-winged Nightjar
C. ruficollis Red-necked Nightjar
C. indicus Jungle Nightjar
C. jotaka Grey Nightjar
C. phalaena Palau Nightjar
C. europaeus European Nightjar
C. fraenatus Sombre Nightjar
C. rufigena Rufous-cheeked Nightjar
C. aegyptius Egyptian Nightjar
C. nubicus Nubian Nightjar
C. mahrattensis Sykes's Nightjar
C. eximius Golden Nightjar
C. macrurus Large-tailed Nightjar
C. andamanicus Andaman Nightjar
C. meesi Mees's Nightjar
C. atripennis Jerdon's Nightjar
C. manillensis Philippine Nightjar
C. celebensis Sulawesi Nightjar
C. donaldsoni Donaldson Smith's Nightjar
C. pectoralis Fiery-necked Nightjar
C. poliocephalus Montane Nightjar
C. asiaticus Indian Nightjar
C. madagascariensis Madagascar Nightjar
C. natalensis Swamp Nightjar
C. inornatus Plain Nightjar
C. stellatus Star-spotted Nightjar
C. solala Nechisar Nightjar
C. affinis Savanna Nightjar
C. griseatus Chirruping Nightjar
C. tristigma Freckled Nightjar
C. concretus Bonaparte's Nightjar
C. pulchellus Salvadori's Nightjar
C. prigoginei Prigogine's Nightjar
C. batesi Bates's Nightjar
C. climacurus Long-tailed Nightjar
C. clarus Slender-tailed Nightjar
C. fossii Square-tailed Nightjar