Birds of Panama

    CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Caprimulgidae (Nightjars)  
Genus: Antrostomus (4 species, 12 worldwide)

Chuck-will's-widow (Antrostomus carolinensis) Near Threatened
Texas, United States  
Photograph by George Scott Photography   © All Rights Reserved.

Northern migrant. A very large nighthawk.

Rufous Nightjar
Rufous Nightjar (Antrostomus rufus rutilus)
SÃO PAULO, Brazil  
Photograph by Dario Sanches     Copyright and usage info

Note long white brow that connects to white collar that connects across the throat.

Dusky Nightjar
Dusky Nightjar (Antrostomus saturatus)
San Gerardo de Dota, Costa Rica  
Photograph by Jorge Obando Gutierrez   © Copyrighted, All Rights Reserved.

Dusky Nightjar
Dusky Nightjar (Antrostomus saturatus)
Valle Savegre, Costa Rica  
Photograph by Bradley Hacker   © All Rights Reserved.

Eastern Whip-poor-will
Eastern Whip-poor-will (Antrostomus vociferus) Near Threatened Rare/Accidental
Dunstable, Massachusetts, USA
  Note black streaks on top of head.
Photograph by Tom Murray     Copyright and usage info

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