Birds of Nicaragua BETA

    CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Caprimulgidae (Nightjars)  
Genus: Hydropsalis (1 species, 4 worldwide)

Spot-tailed Nightjar
Spot-tailed Nightjar (Hydropsalis maculicaudus)
Apiacás, Mato Grosso, Brazil
  Note light colored scapular band (top of wings) (HBW).
Photograph by Hector Bottai     Copyright and usage info

Has a buff/ochre collar as many similar species have. Male has white tail tips and white spots on tail.
Additional photo.
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