Rufous nightjar

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Rufous nightjar
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Caprimulgiformes
Family: Caprimulgidae
Genus: Antrostomus
Species: A. rufus
Binomial name
Antrostomus rufus
Boddaert, 1783

Caprimulgus rufus

The rufous nightjar (Antrostomus rufus) is a species of nightjar in the family Caprimulgidae.

It is found in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Saint Lucia, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, and Venezuela.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, and heavily degraded former forest.