French: Engoulevent à ventre roux German: Andennachtschwalbe Spanish: Añapero ventrirrufo
Sierra de Perijá, on Colombia–Venezuela border; Andes from W Venezuela to SW Colombia, and S through C Ecuador and Peru to W Bolivia.
25–25·5 cm; 115·7 g (male). Sexes similar; wingtips project well beyond tip of tail. Upperparts dark brown, speckled and spotted rufous and buff, no... read more
Call is a series of evenly pitched or descending “kwa” notes, given in flight; also... read more
Montane rainforest, cloudforest, second-growth forest and forest edge, at 1650–3000 m.
Food and feeding
Feeds on insects. Foraging methods not documented.
Breeding habits not documented. Breeds from late Mar in Colombia; no other data.
Sedentary and possibly partially nomadic. Specimens have been taken in Brazil, but further data not... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Widely distributed in suitable habitat along Andes, but uncommon and local, often remaining undetected in areas with little or no ornithological... read more
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