Birds of Colombia

    CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Caprimulgidae (Nightjars)  
Genus: Lurocalis (2 species, 2 worldwide)

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Rufous-bellied Nighthawk (Lurocalis rufiventris)

Large nighthawk mostly seen at dawn and dusk above the canopy chasing insects like a swallow (ProAves et al.)

Short-tailed Nighthawk
Short-tailed Nighthawk (Lurocalis semitorquatus)
Intervales State Park, São Paulo State, Brazil  
Photograph by Brendan Ryan     Copyright and usage info

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