French: Engoulevent à deux taches German: Bootschwanz-Nachtschwalbe Spanish: Chotacabras bimaculado
Borneo; error = Ashanti, Dabocrom, Ghana
Sierra Leone#R#R E discontinuously to C DRCongo, where restricted to rainforest zone.
21–23 cm; one unsexed 63 g. Sexes similar, but female somewhat paler above. Upperparts and wing-coverts dark brown, densely mottled and flecked tawny and chestnut-brown... read more
Song of male is a repetitive, metallic series of “twoh” or “kliou” notes (... read more
Mainly lowland primary rainforest, both evergreen and semi-evergreen types, often with open canopy... read more
Food and feeding
Feeds on insects, mainly at dusk. Forages by making flycatching sallies from perches, usually hawking close to forest canopy (sometimes 35... read more
Poorly known. Possibly breeds Jan–Mar in Liberia, Feb–Mar in Central African Republic, and Dec, May–Jun in Cameroon.... read more
None recorded. Sedentary. Territories often at 750–1000 m intervals in large tracts of... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Possibly eligible for listing as threatened species. Probably uncommon to rare throughout range and generally confined to lowland rainforest;... read more
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