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Nightjars (Caprimulgidae)

Swallow-tailed Nightjar (Uropsalis segmentata) - HBW 5, p. 385

French: Engoulevent à queue d’aronde German: Schwalbenschwanz-Nachtschwalbe Spanish: Chotacabras Golondrina

Taxonomy: Hydropsalis segmentatus Cassin, 1849, Bogotá.
Two subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • segmentata (Cassin, 1849) - Colombia (W slope of Andes and E Andes) and N Ecuador.
  • kalinowskii (Berlepsch & Stolzmann, 1894) - C Peru (slopes of E Andes) and W & C Bolivia.

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