Caprimulgiformes

Owlet-nightjars (Aegothelidae)

HBW 5, p. 252

  • Small to medium-sized nocturnal birds, with wide but rather weak bill, short legs and upright stance when perching.
  • Australasia.
  • Mainly forests or woodland, one species extending into open, dry scrubland.
  • 1 genus, 9 species, 18 taxa.
  • 1 species threatened; none extinct since 1600.
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1 genus, 9 species

61 files covering
1 genus (100%)
5 species (56%)

 

    23 videos covering
1 genus (100%)
5 species (56%)
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1 genus (100%)
5 species (56%)
    2 sound recordings covering
1 genus (100%)
2 species (22%)
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