Family Nightjars (Caprimulgidae)

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Common name Scientific name Videos Photos Sounds Status
Spotted Nightjar Eurostopodus argus 3 3
LC
White-throated Nightjar Eurostopodus mystacalis 5
LC
Solomons Nightjar Eurostopodus nigripennis
VU
New Caledonian Nightjar Eurostopodus exul
CR(PE)
Heinrich's Nightjar Eurostopodus diabolicus 11 14
VU
Archbold's Nightjar Eurostopodus archboldi
LC
Papuan Nightjar Eurostopodus papuensis
LC
Great Eared-nightjar Lyncornis macrotis 11 5 3
LC
Malay Eared-nightjar Lyncornis temminckii 2
LC
Collared Nightjar Gactornis enarratus 3 22
LC
Nacunda Nighthawk Chordeiles nacunda 10 17 1
LC
Least Nighthawk Chordeiles pusillus 1 6 1
LC
Common Nighthawk Chordeiles minor 28 29 1
LC
Antillean Nighthawk Chordeiles gundlachii 3 7 2
LC
Lesser Nighthawk Chordeiles acutipennis 20 36
LC
Sand-colored Nighthawk Chordeiles rupestris 11 14
LC
Short-tailed Nighthawk Lurocalis semitorquatus 1 6 6
LC
Rufous-bellied Nighthawk Lurocalis rufiventris 2 2 2
LC
Band-tailed Nighthawk Nyctiprogne leucopyga 3 7 2
LC
Bahian Nighthawk Nyctiprogne vielliardi 1 1
NT
Blackish Nightjar Nyctipolus nigrescens 17 20 1
LC
Pygmy Nightjar Nyctipolus hirundinaceus 5 7 1
LC
Tepui Nightjar Systellura roraimae
LC
Lesser Band-winged Nightjar Systellura decussata 1
LC
Greater Band-winged Nightjar Systellura longirostris 5 16 6
LC
Pauraque Nyctidromus albicollis 39 59 13
LC
Scrub Nightjar Nyctidromus anthonyi 1
LC
Sickle-winged Nightjar Eleothreptus anomalus 2 4
NT
White-winged Nightjar Eleothreptus candicans 2 2
EN
Swallow-tailed Nightjar Uropsalis segmentata 4 5
LC
Lyre-tailed Nightjar Uropsalis lyra 9 7 1
LC
Todd's Nightjar Setopagis heterura
LC
Little Nightjar Setopagis parvula 2 10 2
LC
Roraiman Nightjar Setopagis whitelyi 1
LC
Cayenne Nightjar Setopagis maculosa
DD
Ladder-tailed Nightjar Hydropsalis climacocerca 9 11
LC
Scissor-tailed Nightjar Hydropsalis torquata 6 16 1
LC
White-tailed Nightjar Hydropsalis cayennensis 5 8 1
LC
Spot-tailed Nightjar Hydropsalis maculicaudus 3 3 1
LC
Long-trained Nightjar Macropsalis forcipata 6 7
LC
Jamaican Poorwill Siphonorhis americana
CR(PE)
Least Poorwill Siphonorhis brewsteri 2
NT
Choco Poorwill Nyctiphrynus rosenbergi 1 1
NT
Eared Poorwill Nyctiphrynus mcleodii 1
LC
Yucatan Poorwill Nyctiphrynus yucatanicus 1
LC
Ocellated Poorwill Nyctiphrynus ocellatus 2 7 2
LC
Common Poorwill Phalaenoptilus nuttallii 3 5 1
LC
Eastern Whip-poor-will Antrostomus vociferus 2 5 1
LC
Mexican Whip-poor-will Antrostomus arizonae 1 2
LC
Puerto Rican Nightjar Antrostomus noctitherus 1 6 1
EN
Dusky Nightjar Antrostomus saturatus 2 2
LC
Buff-collared Nightjar Antrostomus ridgwayi 1 4
LC
Tawny-collared Nightjar Antrostomus salvini 1
LC
Yucatan Nightjar Antrostomus badius 1 1
LC
Silky-tailed Nightjar Antrostomus sericocaudatus 3 2
LC
Chuck-will's-widow Antrostomus carolinensis 2 6 3
LC
Rufous Nightjar Antrostomus rufus 1 5 3
LC
Cuban Nightjar Antrostomus cubanensis 1 6
LC
Hispaniolan Nightjar Antrostomus ekmani 1 1
LC
Red-necked Nightjar Caprimulgus ruficollis 11 18 1
LC
Jungle Nightjar Caprimulgus indicus 3 16 1
LC
Grey Nightjar Caprimulgus jotaka 1 3 1
LC
Palau Nightjar Caprimulgus phalaena 1
NT
European Nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus 11 40 11
LC
Sombre Nightjar Caprimulgus fraenatus 1 1
LC
Rufous-cheeked Nightjar Caprimulgus rufigena 2
LC
Egyptian Nightjar Caprimulgus aegyptius 1 8
LC
Sykes's Nightjar Caprimulgus mahrattensis 1 14 1
LC
Vaurie’s Nightjar Caprimulgus centralasicus
DD
Nubian Nightjar Caprimulgus nubicus 2 3
LC
Golden Nightjar Caprimulgus eximius 4
LC
Jerdon's Nightjar Caprimulgus atripennis 3 5 1
LC
Large-tailed Nightjar Caprimulgus macrurus 18 35 7
LC
Mees's Nightjar Caprimulgus meesi 1 5
LC
Andaman Nightjar Caprimulgus andamanicus 1 2
LC
Philippine Nightjar Caprimulgus manillensis 4 6 2
LC
Sulawesi Nightjar Caprimulgus celebensis 2 1 1
LC
Bonaparte's Nightjar Caprimulgus concretus 1 2
VU
Salvadori's Nightjar Caprimulgus pulchellus 2
NT
Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar Caprimulgus donaldsoni 3 6
LC
Fiery-necked Nightjar Caprimulgus pectoralis 3 13 1
LC
Montane Nightjar Caprimulgus poliocephalus 2 11 1
LC
Indian Nightjar Caprimulgus asiaticus 4 22 1
LC
Madagascar Nightjar Caprimulgus madagascariensis 2 8 1
LC
Swamp Nightjar Caprimulgus natalensis 1 2
LC
Nechisar Nightjar Caprimulgus solala
VU
Plain Nightjar Caprimulgus inornatus 2 3
LC
Star-spotted Nightjar Caprimulgus stellatus 2
LC
Savanna Nightjar Caprimulgus affinis 12 30 5
LC
Freckled Nightjar Caprimulgus tristigma 4 3 1
LC
Prigogine's Nightjar Caprimulgus prigoginei
EN
Bates's Nightjar Caprimulgus batesi
LC
Long-tailed Nightjar Caprimulgus climacurus 7 21
LC
Slender-tailed Nightjar Caprimulgus clarus 11 16
LC
Mozambique Nightjar Caprimulgus fossii 8 14 1
LC
Standard-winged Nightjar Caprimulgus longipennis 3 17
LC
Pennant-winged Nightjar Caprimulgus vexillarius 9 11
LC
Brown Nightjar Veles binotatus 1 1 1
LC

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