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Scissor-tailed Nightjar (Hydropsalis torquata)
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Caprimulgiformes
Family Caprimulgidae
Genus Hydropsalis

Hydropsalis is a genus of nightjar in the Caprimulgidae family.


It contains the following species:

White-tailed Nightjar (Gmelin, 1789) (Hydropsalis cayennensis)
Ladder-tailed Nightjar (Tschudi, 1844) (Hydropsalis climacocerca)
Spot-tailed Nightjar (Lawrence, 1862) (Hydropsalis maculicaudus)
Scissor-tailed Nightjar (Gmelin, 1789) (Hydropsalis torquata)
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