Lyre-tailed nightjar

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Lyre-tailed nightjar
Uropsalis lyra (male) -NW Ecuacor-3.jpg
Male in NW Ecuador
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Caprimulgiformes
Family: Caprimulgidae
Genus: Uropsalis
U. lyra
Binomial name
Uropsalis lyra
(Bonaparte, 1850)
Lyre-tailed nightjar

The lyre-tailed nightjar (Uropsalis lyra) is a species of nightjar in the family Caprimulgidae. It is found in Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela.

Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Uropsalis lyra". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2012. Retrieved 26 November 2013.