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SPECIES INFO

The Scissor-tailed Nightjar (Hydropsalis torquata) is a species of nightjar in the Caprimulgidae family. It is found in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, and Uruguay. Its natural habitats are dry savanna, subtropical or tropical seasonally wet or flooded lowland grassland, and heavily degraded former forest.

Referecens
  • BirdLife International 2004. Hydropsalis torquata. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 24 July 2007.


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