Wallace's Owlet-nightjar
05 22 004 Aegotheles wallacii
Range Indonesia and Papua New Guinea.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Class Aves
Order Caprimulgiformes
Family Aegothelidae
Genus Aegotheles
Species Aegotheles wallacii
Conservation Status
Data Deficient

The Wallace's owlet-nightjar (Aegotheles wallacii), is a species of owlet-nightjar in the Aegothelidae family. It is found in Indonesia and Papua New Guinea.

It is named after Alfred Russel Wallace, a British naturalist, explorer, geographer, and biologist.

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