French: Engoulevent d’Hispaniola German: Hispaniolanachtschwalbe Spanish: Chotacabras de La Española
near Jerémie, Haiti
26–30 cm. Sexually dimorphic. Upperparts and wing-coverts blackish-brown, speckled greyish-white, greyish-brown and buff; crown broadly streaked blackish, no nuchal... read more
Song of male is a short “clik” or “tuc” followed by a trilled whistle that rises in pitch: “tuc,... read more
Typically pine forests, from possibly sea-level to 1500 m.
Food and feeding
Feeds on insects. Foraging methods not described.
Breeding habits almost entirely undocumented. Breeds Apr–Jul; almost fully grown chicks in mid-Aug. No nest, eggs laid on ground; one... read more
None recorded. Sedentary.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Locally widespread in suitable habitat throughout Haiti and Dominican Republic, though probably not common at any locality; fairly common in Sierra... read more
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