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


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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