Order
Caprimulgiformes
Family
Caprimulgidae
Genus
Setopagis
 
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SPECIES

Roraiman Nightjar Setopagis whitelyi

Mari West and Thomas S. Schulenberg
Version: 1.0 — Published July 11, 2014

Breeding

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Introduction

The nest and eggs of Roraiman Nightjar are undescribed; presumably this species lays one or two eggs, which are placed directly on the ground. There also is no information on the timing of breeding of this nightjar.

Recommended Citation

West, M. and T. S. Schulenberg (2014). Roraiman Nightjar (Setopagis whitelyi), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/nb.rornig1.01