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Caprimulgus maculicaudus (Spot-tailed Nightjar)

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Wikipedia Abstract

The spot-tailed nightjar (Hydropsalis maculicaudus) is a species of nightjar in the Caprimulgidae family.It is found in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, French Guiana, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela, and possibly Ecuador. Its natural habitats are dry savanna and subtropical or tropical seasonally wet or flooded lowland grassland.
View Wikipedia Record: Caprimulgus maculicaudus

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
13
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
32
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 10.2671
EDGE Score: 2.42189

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  30 grams
Diet [2]  Carnivore (Invertebrates)
Diet - Invertibrates [2]  100 %
Forages - Aerial [2]  20 %
Forages - Mid-High [2]  40 %
Forages - Understory [2]  40 %
Clutch Size [3]  2
Nocturnal [2]  Yes

Ecoregions

Protected Areas

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Atlantic Forest Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay No
Cerrado Brazil No
Mesoamerica Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama No
Tumbes-Choco-Magdalena Colombia, Ecuador, Panama, Peru No

Range Map

Distribution

External References

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1Haverschmidt, F. and GF Mees. 1994. Birds of Suriname. Vaco, Paramaribo, Surinam
2Hamish Wilman, Jonathan Belmaker, Jennifer Simpson, Carolina de la Rosa, Marcelo M. Rivadeneira, and Walter Jetz. 2014. EltonTraits 1.0: Species-level foraging attributes of the world's birds and mammals. Ecology 95:2027
3Jetz W, Sekercioglu CH, Böhning-Gaese K (2008) The Worldwide Variation in Avian Clutch Size across Species and Space PLoS Biol 6(12): e303. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.0060303
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
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