Sand-coloured nighthawk

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Sand-coloured nighthawk
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In Ucayali Region, Peru
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Caprimulgiformes
Family: Caprimulgidae
Genus: Chordeiles
Species: C. rupestris
Binomial name
Chordeiles rupestris
(Spix, 1825)

The sand-coloured nighthawk (Chordeiles rupestris) is a species of nightjar in the family Caprimulgidae. It is found in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist shrubland, rivers, and heavily degraded former forest.

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