Birds of Colombia

    CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Caprimulgidae (Nightjars)  
Genus: Chordeiles (6 species, 6 worldwide)

Lesser Nighthawk
Lesser Nighthawk (Chordeiles acutipennis acutipennis)
Salamanca National Park,
  White patch below shoulder usually visible. Smaller than Common Nighthawk.

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Antillean Nighthawk (Chordeiles gundlachii)

Common Nighthawk
Common Nighthawk (Chordeiles minor)
Dry Tortugas National Park, Florida, USA  


Nacunda Nighthawk
Nacunda Nighthawk (Chordeiles nacunda nacunda)
Photograph by Andreas Trepte     Copyright and usage info

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Least Nighthawk (Chordeiles pusillus)

Sand-colored Nighthawk
Sand-colored Nighthawk (Chordeiles rupestris)
Photograph by Tropical Birding (Nick Athanas)   © All Rights Reserved.

Seen during day in groups along major rivers resting on driftwood.

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