Nightjars (Caprimulgidae)

Sickle-winged Nightjar (Eleothreptus anomalus) - HBW 5, p. 386

French: Engoulevent à faucilles German: Sichelschwingen-Nachtschwalbe Spanish: Chotacabras Pantanero

Taxonomy: Amblypterus anomalus Gould, 1838, São Paulo, Brazil.
Closest relative may be Caprimulgus candicans, which may even be congeneric (see page 305). Monotypic.

Distribution: S Brazil (Distrito Federal and Minas Gerais, patchily S to Rio Grande do Sul), C & S Paraguay (Concepción to Misiones) and N & NE Argentina (Misiones to Buenos Aires).

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