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
Woodland including pine forests, from near sea-level to 1825 m, but mainly found at middle and... read more
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 (Least Concern). Restricted-range species: confined to the Hispaniola EBA. Originally believed to be locally widespread in suitable habitat throughout... read more
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