Buff-collared Nightjar Antrostomus ridgwayi

  • Order: Caprimulgiformes
  • Family: Caprimulgidae
  • Polytypic: 2 subspecies
  • Authors: Marîa del Coro Arizmendi, Claudia I. Rodríguez-Flores, Carlos A. Soberanes-González, Tom Johnson, and Thomas S. Schulenberg


Little information. Nests are reported from Mexico in May and June (Rowley 1962, Short 1974). The eggs are laid on the ground (Rowley 1962). Clutch size is two (Rowley 1962, Short 1974). The eggs are bff and heavily marked with brownish and lilac streaks and spots. Dimensions of two eggs (from a single clutch) are 21-21.5 x 19-19.6 mm (Rowley 1962).

Recommended Citation

Arizmendi, M. d. C., C. I. Rodríguez-Flores, C. A. Soberanes-González, T. Johnson, and T. S. Schulenberg (2013). Buff-collared Nightjar (Antrostomus ridgwayi), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/nb.bucnig.01