Nightjars (Caprimulgidae)

Spot-tailed Nightjar (Caprimulgus maculicaudus) - HBW 5, p. 354

French: Engoulevent à queue étoilée German: Fleckschwanz-Nachtschwalbe Spanish: Chotacabras Colipinto
Other common names: Pitsweet

Taxonomy: Stenopsis maculicaudus Lawrence, 1862, Pará, Brazil.
Considered by some authors sufficiently distinctive to merit isolation in a separate genus, in which case Antiurus is available. Disjunct populations could represent more than one species. Monotypic.

Distribution: Discontinuously from SE Mexico to the Guianas; and discontinuously from NW & N Brazil S through SE Peru, N & EC Bolivia to E Paraguay and SE Brazil.