Nightjars (Caprimulgidae)

Buff-collared Nightjar (Caprimulgus ridgwayi) - HBW 5, p. 349

French: Engoulevent de Ridgway German: Braunhals-Nachtschwalbe Spanish: Chotacabras Tucuchillo
Other common names: Ridgway’s Whip-poor-will, Cookacheea, Tucuchillo

Taxonomy: Antrostomus ridgwayi Nelson, 1897, Guerrero, Mexico.
Two subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • ridgwayi (Nelson, 1897) - extreme SW USA and W & S Mexico.
  • troglodytes Griscom, 1930 - C Guatemala, C Honduras and C Nicaragua.

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