Order
Caprimulgiformes
Family
Caprimulgidae
Genus
Uropsalis
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Version 1.0

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SPECIES

Swallow-tailed Nightjar Uropsalis segmentata

Heidi Henrichs
Version: 1.0 — Published October 3, 2014

Conservation

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The IUCN Red List status of Swallow-tailed Nighjar is evaluated as Least Concern, in view of its extensive geographic distribution (BirdLife International 2014).

Effects of human activity on populations

Swallow-tailed Nighjar presumably is susceptible to deforestation throughout its range, although at a global level this activity is not currently perceived as a threat.

Recommended Citation

Henrichs, H. (2014). Swallow-tailed Nightjar (Uropsalis segmentata), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/nb.swtnig1.01