White-winged Nightjar (Caprimulgus candicans) - HBW 5, p. 353
French: Engoulevent à ailes blanches
Spanish: Chotacabras Aliblanco
Taxonomy: Stenopsis candicans Pelzeln, 1867, Irisanga, São Paulo, Brazil.
Has been considered to have close affinities with C. cayennensis, forming superspecies or possibly even conspecific, but available evidence suggests that they may not be closely related; current treatment requires further study, as present species may actually belong in genus Eleothreptus. Monotypic.
Distribution: N Bolivia, SC Brazil and E Paraguay.
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A male laying on a termite mound, with a close-up at the end Locality Emas National Park, Goiás State, Brazil (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 11 January 2005 6 years ago 28 sec 4.6
A lateral view of a female, at night Locality Emas National Park, Goiás State, Brazil (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 11 January 2005 6 years ago 1 min 8 sec 4
Adult male perching on a termite mound; this is the second record for Bolivia in history!
Locality Beni Biological Station Biosphere Reserve, Beni Department, Bolivia (Monotypic species)
Tomas Grim 14 September 2003 2 years ago 4.1
A male nightjar found perched atop a bush in Cerrado grssland
Locality Emas National Park, Goiás State, Brazil (Monotypic species)
Fabio Olmos 28 March 2009 5 years ago 3.2
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