Choco Poorwill (Nyctiphrynus rosenbergi) - HBW 5, p. 345
French: Engoulevent du Choco
Spanish: Chotacabras del Chocó
Taxonomy: Caprimulgus rosenbergi Hartert, 1895, Rio Dagua, Colombia.
Formerly considered conspecific with N. ocellatus, but differs vocally and may not even be closely related. Monotypic.
Distribution: Chocó region of W Colombia and NW Ecuador.
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Adult observed during daytime perched in the understory of pristine Chocó lowland forest.
Locality Playa de Oro, Esmeraldas Province, Ecuador (Monotypic species)
Dusan M. Brinkhuizen 4 April 2012 12 weeks ago 4.6