Short-tailed Nighthawk

It is found in Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, and Venezuela. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical swamps.

The Short-tailed Nighthawk is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

The Short-tailed Nighthawk (Lurocalis semitorquatus) is a species of nightjar in the Caprimulgidae family. It is found in Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, and Venezuela. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical swamps. References - * BirdLife International 2004. Lurocalis semitorquatus. More

SHORT-TAILED NIGHTHAWK Lurocalis semitorquatus With his swept-back wings and extremely short tail, the Short-tailed Nighthawk looks not unlike a giant bat as he flits around the night sky. They spend the day roosting on a tree branch where they can be exceptionally difficult to spot. More

A nest of the Short-tailed Nighthawk, Lurocalis semitorquatus noctivagus, was found in Panama. It was located on a 15-cm diameter, horizontal branch in an Erythrina fusca tree, 6 m above ground. The tree was growing on the side of a pond in semi-open habitat, close to old second-growth, lowland forest. The nestling period was at least 24 d. The nest was similar to that recently described for L. s. nattereri, confirming that unlike any other Caprimulgidae, this nighthawk is an arboreal nester. More

Short-tailed Nighthawk Lurocalis semitorquatus = Described by: Gmelin, J. F. (1789) Alternate common name(s): Semicollared Nighthawk, Semi-collared Nighthawk, Chestnut-banded Nighthawk, Natterer's Nighthawk Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors Photographs No photographs are available for this species Range C. Central America to s. Tropical South America; Fragmented distribution with about three major populations; (1) S. Mexico (e. Chiapas), e. More

Short-tailed Nighthawk (Lurocalis semitorquatus) (Gmelin, 1789) summary taxon grid map Wikipedia NatureServe Google: Web|Scholar ITIS Birdlife Google|Flickr Xeno-Canto - photo: Gustavo Pedersoli Photo powered by flickr.com. More

Short-tailed Nighthawk - Lurocalis semitorquatus Short-tailed Nighthawk Lurocalis semitorquatus noctivagus La Selva OTS, Heredia province, Costa Rica. Identified to this species due to dark overall appearance and the extensive white on the wing coverts. (D3) Common Pauraque - Nyctidromus albicollis Pauraque Nyctidromus albicollis albicollis Chapada de Araripe, Cear More

* Short-tailed Nighthawk , Lurocalis semitorquatus * Antillean Nighthawk, Chordeiles gundlachii * Lesser Nighthawk, Chordeiles acutipennis * Common Nighthawk, Chordeiles minor * Least Nighthawk, Chordeiles pusillus * Sand-colored Nighthawk, Chordeiles rupestris More

The Short-tailed Nighthawk (Lurocalis semitorquatus) is a species of nightjar in the Caprimulgidae family. Short-tailed Albatross * Short-tailed Albatross - * The Short-tailed Albatross or Steller's Albatross, Phoebastria albatrus, is a large rare seabird from the North Pacific. More

Short-tailed Nighthawk (Lurocalis semitorquatus) by Bob Planqué. More

Short-tailed Nighthawk Caught Napping at Villa Lapas Shortly after arriving at Hotel Villa Lapas on 08 January, with a group organized by Bob Quinn, I tried to locate evidence of the Bare-throated Tiger-Herons (Tigrisoma mexicanum) that have nested for the past several years in the big Rain Tree (Pithecellobium saman) that sprawls over the entrance to the main building. More

Short-tailed Nighthawk, Lurocalis semitorquatus Antillean Nighthawk, Chordeiles gundlachii Lesser Nighthawk, Chordeiles acutipennis Common Nighthawk, Chordeiles minor Least Nighthawk, Chordeiles pusillus Sand-colored Nighthawk, Chordeiles rupestris - Home | Up | Bucorvinae | Buphaginae | Pseudochelidoninae | Anatinae | Anserinae | Buteoninae | Chordeilinae | Drongo | Euphoniinae | Fantail | Ground-hornbill | Mancallinae | Merginae More

Short-tailed Nighthawk Lurocalis semitorquatus IUCN Red List history Year Category 2009 Least Concern 2008 Least Concern 2004 Least Concern 2000 Lower Risk/Least Concern 1994 Lower Risk/Least Concern 1988 Lower Risk/Least Concern Range Estimate More

Short-tailed Nighthawk Lurocalis semitorquatus Rufous-bellied Nighthawk Lurocalis rufiventris Least Nighthawk Chordeiles pusillus Sand-colored Nighthawk Chordeiles rupestris Lesser Nighthawk Chordeiles acutipennis Common Nighthawk Chordeiles minor Antillean Nighthawk Chordeiles gundlachii Band-tailed Nighthawk Nyctiprogne leucopyga Nacunda Nighthawk Podager nacunda Pauraque Nyctidromus albicollis Common Poorwill Phalaenoptilus nuttallii Jamaican Poorwill Siphonorhis americanus Least Poorwill Siphonorhis brewsteri Eared Poorwill Nyctiphrynus mcleodii Yucatan Poorwill Nyctiphrynus yucatanicus More

Order : Caprimulgiformes
Family : Caprimulgidae
Genus : Lurocalis
Species : semitorquatus
Authority : (Gmelin, 1789)
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