Yucatan Nightjar Antrostomus badius

  • Order: Caprimulgiformes
  • Family: Caprimulgidae
  • Monotypic
  • Authors: Thomas S. Schulenberg, Marîa del Coro Arizmendi, Claudia I. Rodríguez-Flores, Carlos A. Soberanes-González, Robert A. Behrstock, and Aimee Van Tatenhove


Conservation Status

At the global level, the IUCN Red List conservation status of Yucatan Nightjar is evaluated as Least Concern (BirdLife International 2014), and its populations are believed to be large and widely distributed; it is considered a common species in its habitat. In Mexico it is not considered to be a threatened species (SEMARNAT 2010).

Effects of human activity on populations

No threats to or effects on Yucatan Nightjar are identified by BirdLife International (2014).

Recommended Citation

Schulenberg, T. S., M. d. C. Arizmendi, C. I. Rodríguez-Flores, C. A. Soberanes-González, R. A. Behrstock, and A. Van Tatenhove (2014). Yucatan Nightjar (Antrostomus badius), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/nb.yucnig1.01