Tag: Red-Necked Nightjar

Brood amalgamation in Red-necked Nightjars Caprimulgus ruficollis

Red-necked Nightjar (Caprimulgus ruficollis) Science Article 1 abstract The study of nocturnal birds supposes a serioushandicap for observers due to the restrictionsimposed by the lack of light and the scarcityof information about important aspects oftheir behaviour, such as adoption. In fact, alloparentalcare has not been described in caprimulgidsor any other group of nocturnal birds.Adoption is […]

Red-necked Nightjar (Caprimulgus ruficollis)

[order] CAPRIMULGIFORMES | [family] Caprimulgidae | [latin] Caprimulgus ruficollis | [UK] Red-necked Nightjar | [FR] Engoulevent a col roux | [DE] Rothals-Ziegenmelker | [ES] Chotacabras pardo | [NL] Moorse Nachtzwaluw Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Caprimulgus ruficollis EU, AF Iberian Peninsula to nw AF w AF Caprimulgus ruficollis […]