French: Engoulevent montagnard German: Bergnachtschwalbe Spanish: Chotacabras fuliginoso
Other common names: Dusky Whip-poor-will
Volcán de Chiriquí, Panama.
C highlands of Costa Rica and SW Panama (W Chiriquí).
21–25 cm; one male 52·9 g, one female 51 g. Sexually dimorphic. Most likely to be confused with either C. vociferus or C. rufus, but note... read more
Song of male is similar in general pattern to that of C. vociferus arizonae but higher-... read more
Mainly montane forest or woodland, in clearings and areas of second growth or along forest edges;... read more
Food and feeding
Feeds on moths and beetles. Forages from perches, perhaps rarely from ground, hunting over open spaces in or near woods and forests.
Poorly known. Possibly breeds Feb–Apr (juveniles found in Apr). Nest-site in clearing with scattered trees, often among tall grass... read more
None recorded. Sedentary.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Costa Rica and Panama Highlands EBA. Locally common and widespread in C highlands of Costa Rica, uncommon... read more
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