Puerto Rican nightjar (Caprimulgus noctitherus)

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Puerto Rican nightjar fact file

Puerto Rican nightjar description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassAves
OrderCaprimulgiformes
FamilyCaprimulgidae
GenusCaprimulgus (1)

Information on the Puerto Rican nightjar is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

Also known as
Puerto Rican whip-poor-will.
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Puerto Rican nightjar status

Classified as Critically Endangered (CR) on the IUCN Red List (1).

IUCN Red List species status – Endangered

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This information is awaiting authentication by a species expert, and will be updated as soon as possible. If you are able to help please contact: arkive@wildscreen.org.uk
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References

  1. IUCN Red List (May, 2009)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
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Puerto Rican nightjar resting on a branch  
Puerto Rican nightjar resting on a branch

© Michael J Morel

Michael J Morel
mjmorel@aol.com

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