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Scissor-tailed Nightjar
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Male
Information
Range Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, and Uruguay.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Caprimulgiformes
Family Caprimulgidae
Genus Hydropsalis
Species Hydropsalis torquata
Conservation Status
LCSpecies
Least Concern

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.

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