Spot-tailed nightjar

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Spot-tailed nightjar
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Caprimulgiformes
Family: Caprimulgidae
Genus: Hydropsalis
Species: H. maculicaudus
Binomial name
Hydropsalis maculicaudus
(Lawrence, 1862)

The spot-tailed nightjar (Hydropsalis maculicaudus) is a species of nightjar in the family Caprimulgidae. It is found in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, French Guiana, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela, and possibly Ecuador.

Its natural habitats are dry savanna and subtropical or tropical seasonally wet or flooded lowland grassland.