Eleothreptus candicans

The White-winged Nightjar is a species of nightjar in the Caprimulgidae family. It is found in Bolivia, Brazil, and Paraguay. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland. It is threatened by habitat loss.

The Eleothreptus candicans is classified as Endangered (EN), considered to be facing a very high risk of extinction in the wild.

Range & population Eleothreptus candicans is currently known from Emas National Park, south-west Goi More

Eleothreptus candicans male wing sounds during display flight recorded Aguara- More

Eleothreptus candicans IN PARAGUAY Thanks largely to fieldworkers in Paraguay the species has gone from one of the least known caprimulgids to one of the better documented in a few short years. Clay et al (1998) provide the first description of the female, eggs and nest of the species, Pople (2003) accurately details the ecology of the species and Clay et al (2000) documents the lekking display. More

Order : Caprimulgiformes
Family : Caprimulgidae
Genus : Eleothreptus
Species : candicans
Authority : (Pelzeln, 1867)