Nightjars (Caprimulgidae)

Blackish Nightjar (Caprimulgus nigrescens) - HBW 5, p. 355

French: Engoulevent noirâtre German: Trauernachtschwalbe Spanish: Chotacabras Negruzco

Taxonomy: Caprimulgus nigrescens Cabanis, 1848, lower Essequibo River, Guyana.
Forms superspecies with C. whitelyi. Monotypic.

Distribution: E Colombia and E Ecuador E through the Guianas and N Brazil, S to N & E Bolivia.