French: Engoulevent satanique German: Teufelsnachtschwalbe Spanish: Chotacabras diabólico
Other common names:
Kumarsot, 250 m, base of Klabat Volcano, north Sulawesi
Mountains of N & C Sulawesi.
26 cm. Male known only from field observations. Upperparts greyish-brown, speckled and spotted brown, buff and pale tawny; crown broadly streaked blackish, no nuchal collar;... read more
Song in flight described as a series of widely spaced, musical, loud, resonant, abrupt upturned... read more
Possibly restricted to primary forest in clearings and openings, or along roads, tracks and edges.... read more
Food and feeding
Feeds on insects. Forages in flight, hunting along edges of forests and forest roads.
Five nest records described, one from Panua Nature Reserve and four from Lore Lindu National Park; nests on the ground, in small forest... read more
None documented. Presumably sedentary.
Status and conservation
VULNERABLE. Restricted-range species: present in Sulawesi EBA. Until recently, known only from type specimen, a female, taken in Mar 1931 from Kumarsot, at base of Kalabat... read more
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