French: Engoulevent de Bonaparte German: Sundanachtschwalbe Spanish: Chotacabras de Bonaparte
Other common names: Sunda Nightjar
Ashanti; error = Borneo.
Sumatra, Belitung I and Borneo.
21–22 cm. Sexually dimorphic. Upperparts brown spotted chestnut, no nuchal collar; wing-coverts brown, spotted chestnut and cinnamon; scapulars blackish-brown tipped... read more
Song of male is a low, mournful “wa-ouuuu”, second note descending in pitch. Sings... read more
Mainly lowland forest: dipterocarp forest, heath forest and secondary growth, from sea-level to 500... read more
Food and feeding
Diet poorly studied; probably feeds on insects. Foraging methods not fully documented. Forages by making short flycatching sallies from... read more
None documented. Sedentary.
Status and conservation
VULNERABLE. Previously considered Near Threatened. Although apparently widely distributed, species is possibly rare and under-recorded throughout its range. In Sumatra, no... read more
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