Tag: Common Nighthawk

aerial rain bathing by Common Nighthawks.

Common Nighthawk (Chordeiles minor) Science Article 3 abstract Both Slessers (Auk 87:91-99, 1970) and Simmons (pp. 101-104 in A Dictionary of Birds, B. Campbell and E. Lack, eds., Buteo Books, Vermillion, South Dakota, 1985) classified methods of bathing in water by birds, but neither mentioned a method we observed in the Common Nighthawk (Chordeifes minor), […]


Common Nighthawk (Chordeiles minor) Science Article 2 abstract Although the Common Nighthawk (Chordeiles minor) has been studied extensively, certain phases of its breeding biology have been considered only superficially. Among these are the incubation movements of the female, the manner in which eggs are moved, and certain activities of the male. An opportunity to investigate […]

Notes on breeding of the Common Nighthawk in Panama.

Common Nighthawk (Chordeiles minor) Science Article 1 abstract The taking in Panama on 7 May 1961 of a Common Nighthawk (Chordeiles minor), which wasbrooding a single downy young, established that this species, essentially one of temperate North America, breeds far south into the tropics, where it had generally been regarded as a migrant only. L. […]

The Breeding Distribution of Cbordeiles minor in Mexico.

Common Nighthawk (Chordeiles minor) Science Article 4 abstract the time of Oberholser’s revision of the subspecies of Chordeiles minor in 1914 (Bull. U. S. Nat. Mus., 86), the southernmost known limits of the continental breeding range of this species were based on a specimen of henyri from Babfcora, central-western Chihuahua, collected on June 21, 1902, […]

Common Nighthawk (Chordeiles minor)

[order] CAPRIMULGIFORMES | [family] Caprimulgidae | [latin] Chordeiles minor | [UK] Common Nighthawk | [FR] Engoulevent d’Amerique | [DE] Nachtfalke | [ES] Anapero (Arg, Uy), Anapero Migratorio/Yanqui (Bo), Anapero zumbon (Cr), Pucuyo Comun (HN) | [NL] Amerikaanse Nachtzwaluw Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Chordeiles minor NA, MA widespread […]