Dusky Nightjar Antrostomus saturatus

  • Order: Caprimulgiformes
  • Family: Caprimulgidae
  • Monotypic
  • Authors: Joey Chase

Diet and Foraging


Dusky Nightjar is insectivorous, but the diet is not known in much detail; reported prey items are beetles and moths (Stiles and Skutch 1989).

Foraging Behavior

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Recommended Citation

Chase, J. (2014). Dusky Nightjar (Antrostomus saturatus), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/nb.dusnig1.01