Moluccan owlet-nightjar

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Moluccan owlet-nightjar
Moluccan Owlet-nightjar.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Caprimulgiformes
Family: Aegothelidae
Genus: Aegotheles
A. crinifrons
Binomial name
Aegotheles crinifrons
(Bonaparte, 1850)

The Moluccan owlet-nightjar (Aegotheles crinifrons), also known as the long-whiskered owlet-nightjar, is a species of bird in the family Aegothelidae. It is endemic to the northern Moluccas.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest and subtropical or tropical moist montane forest.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Aegotheles crinifrons". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2012. Retrieved 16 July 2012.