Choco Poorwill Nyctiphrynus rosenbergi

  • Order: Caprimulgiformes
  • Family: Caprimulgidae
  • Monotypic
  • Authors: Joseph Byington


Conservation Status

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Effects of human activity on populations

Choco Poorwill is vulnerable to the loss or degradation of its forest habitat, a process that may be underway through road construction, colonization, and deforestation, including through logging concessions, mining, and cultivation of coca and palms (BirdLife International 2014).

Recommended Citation

Byington, J. (2014). Choco Poorwill (Nyctiphrynus rosenbergi), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA.