Nyctipolus[1] is a genus of nightjars in the family Caprimulgidae. It contains the following two species, both of which were formerly assigned to the genus Caprimulgus.

Blackish nightjar ( Nyctipolus nigrescens)
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Clade: Strisores
Order: Caprimulgiformes
Family: Caprimulgidae
Subfamily: Caprimulginae
Genus: Nyctipolus
Ridgway, 1912

2, see text

Image Scientific name Common Name Distribution
Nyctipolus nigrescens Blackish nightjar Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, and Venezuela.
Nyctipolus hirundinaceus Pygmy nightjar Brazil.

References edit

  1. ^ "Nightjars". International Ornithological Congress. Retrieved 2015-01-01.