French: Engoulevent du Roraima German: Roraimanachtschwalbe Spanish: Chotacabras del Roraima
Mount Roraima, Venezuela.
21–22 cm; male 30–40 g, female 45–48 g. No other dark nightjar in range has uniform buff undertail-coverts (which character is apparent even in... read more
Recently sound-recorded for first time, in Guyana, where in Jul the birds sang briefly around dawn... read more
Apparently confined to humid, forested slopes and summits of tepuis (tabletop mountains),... read more
Food and feeding
Probably feeds on insects. Foraging methods not described.
First breeding data published recently. In S Venezuela, around El Paují, breeds in Mar–Apr. Nest-site on ground, amid small... read more
None recorded. Sedentary.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Tepuis EBA. Previously considered Near Threatened. Probably not very common within its restricted and remote... read more
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