05 26 001 Lurocalis semitorquatus semitorquatus
Short-tailed Nighthawk (Lurocalis semitorquatus)
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Caprimulgiformes
Family Caprimulgidae
Genus Lurocalis

Lurocalis is a genus of nightjars in the Caprimulgidae family. There are native to the New World.


It contains the following species:

Rufous-bellied Nighthawk (Taczanowski, 1884) (Lurocalis rufiventris)
Short-tailed Nighthawk (Gmelin, 1789) (Lurocalis semitorquatus)
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