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Blackish Nightjar
Engoulevent.noiratre.pain.2g
Male
Information
Range Guianas and the Amazon. It is rare or even absent in the western part, but is among the commonest nightjars in the eastern Amazon and the Guianas.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Caprimulgiformes
Family Caprimulgidae
Genus Nyctipolus
Species Nyctipolus nigrescens
Conservation Status
LCSpecies
Least Concern

The Blackish nightjar (Nyctipolus nigrescens), is a species of nightjar in the Caprimulgidae family. This relatively small dark nightjar is found in the Guianas and the Amazon. It is rare or even absent in the western part, but is among the commonest nightjars in the eastern Amazon and the Guianas.

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