Little nightjar

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Little nightjar
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Caprimulgiformes
Family: Caprimulgidae
Genus: Setopagis
Species: S. parvula
Binomial name
Setopagis parvula
Gould, 1837
Synonyms

Caprimulgus parvulus
Setopagis parvulus

The little nightjar (Setopagis parvula) is a species of nightjar in the family Caprimulgidae. It is found in woodland and other semi-open habitats in eastern, central and southern Brazil, eastern Peru, eastern and northern Bolivia, Paraguay, Uruguay and northern Argentina. It is fairly common in most of its range. It has sometimes included the Todd's nightjar (S. heterura) of northern South America as a subspecies. The two are visually very similar, but vocally distinctive.[2][3]

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