Blackish nightjar

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Blackish nightjar
(Hydropsalis nigrescens) or (Nyctipolus nigrescens) - Blackish Nightjar.jpg
A blackish nightjar at Apiacás, Mato Grosso state, Brazil
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Caprimulgiformes
Family: Caprimulgidae
Genus: Nyctipolus
Species: N. nigrescens
Binomial name
Nyctipolus nigrescens
Cabanis, 1848
Synonyms

Caprimulgus nigrescens

The blackish nightjar (Nyctipolus nigrescens) is a species of bird in the family Caprimulgidae. This relatively small dark nightjar is found in the Guianas and the Amazon. It is rare or even absent in the western part, but is among the commonest nightjars in the eastern Amazon and the Guianas.

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