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

References

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Introduction

BirdLife International. 2014. Species factsheet: Roraiman Nightjar Caprimulgus whiteleyi. Downloaded from BirdLife International on 10 July 2014.

Cleere, N. 1998. Nightjars. A guide to the nightjars, nighthawks, and their relatives. Yale University Press, New Haven, Connecticut.

Dickinson, E.C. (editor). 2003. The Howard and Moore complete checklist of the birds of the world. Third edition. Princeton University Press, New Jersey.

Han, K.L., M.B. Robbins, and M.J. Braun. 2010. A multi-gene estimate of phylogeny in the nightjars and nighthawks (Caprimulgidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 55: 443–453.

Hilty, S. L. 2003. Birds of Venezuela. Second edition. Princeton University Press, Princeton, New Jersey.

O'Shea, B.J., C.M. Milensky, S. Claramunt, B.K. Schmidt, C.A. Gebhard, C.G. Schmitt, and K.T. Erskine. 2007. New records for Guyana, with description of the voice of Roraiman Nightjar Caprimulgus whitelyi. Bulletin of the British Ornithologists' Club 127: 118-128.

Peters, J.L. 1940. Check-list of birds of the world. Volume IV. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Phelps, W.H., and W.H. Phelps, Jr. 1958. Lista de las aves de Venezuela con su distribución.Tomo II. Parte I. No Passeriformes. Boletín de la Sociedad Venezolana de Ciencias Naturales 19: 1-317.

Remsen, J.V., Jr., C.D. Cadena, A. Jaramillo, M. Nores, J.F. Pacheco, J. Pérez-Emán, M.B. Robbins, F.G. Stiles, D.F. Stotz, and K.J. Zimmer. 2014. A classification of the bird species of South America. Version 10 July 2014. American Ornithologists' Union.

Salvin, O. 1885. A list of the birds obtained by Mr. Henry Whitely in British Guiana. Ibis Fifth Series number 12 [volume 27]: 418-439.

Salvin, O., and E. Hartert. 1892. Catalogue of the birds in the British Museum. Volume 16. British Museum (Natural History), London.

Sigurdsson, S., and J. Cracraft. 2014. Deciphering the diversity and history of New World nightjars (Aves: Caprimulgidae) using molecular phylogenetics. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 170: 506-545.

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