Order
Caprimulgiformes
Family
Caprimulgidae
Genus
Setopagis
 
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Version 1.0

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SPECIES

Little Nightjar Setopagis parvula

Kaiya Provost
Version: 1.0 — Published April 17, 2015

Priorities for Future Research

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Introduction

Little Nightjar is widespread, is common, and occupies open habitats; even so, its life history is relatively poorly known. Although it is clear that some populations are migratory, the seasonality of its occurrence still is not well documented in many regions; this is a fundamental aspect of its natural history that merits much more attention. There also is little or no information on such topics as territoriality and population density, dispersal, life span and survivorship, and molts for Little Nightjar.

Recommended Citation

Provost, K. (2015). Little Nightjar (Setopagis parvula), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/nb.litnig1.01