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Caprimulgus macrurus (Large-tailed Nightjar)

Wikipedia Abstract

The large-tailed nightjar (Caprimulgus macrurus) is a species of nightjar in the Caprimulgidae family.It is found in Australia, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam.Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical mangrove forests, and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.
View Wikipedia Record: Caprimulgus macrurus

Infraspecies

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
17
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
36
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 13.3759
EDGE Score: 2.66555

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  66 grams
Diet [2]  Carnivore (Invertebrates)
Diet - Invertibrates [2]  100 %
Forages - Aerial [2]  10 %
Forages - Understory [2]  50 %
Forages - Ground [2]  40 %
Clutch Size [4]  1
Incubation [3]  17 days
Nocturnal [2]  Yes

Ecoregions

Protected Areas

Biodiversity Hotspots

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Eumegacetes singhi <Unverified Name>[5]
Subulura suctoria <Unverified Name>[5]

Range Map

Distribution

External References

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Attributes / relations provided by
1Higgins, PJ (Ed) (1999) Handbook of Australian, New Zealand and Antarctic birds. Volume 4: Parrots to dollarbird. Oxford University Press, Melbourne
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
3Sungei Buloh Wetlands Reserve
4Jetz 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
5Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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
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