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Caprimulgiformes: Family: Caprimulgidae Vigors, 1825: Subfamilies Chordeilinae (nighthawks) Caprimulginae (typical nightjars) Eurostopodinae (eared nightjars) Global range of nightjars and allies: Nightjars are medium-sized nocturnal or crepuscular birds in the subfamily Caprimulginae and in the family Caprimulgidae, characterised by long wings, short legs and very short bills.

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Nightjars and their allies : the Caprimulgiformes. The order Caprimulgiformes (nightjars and allies) comprises five families and 120 species of large-eyed, wide-mouthed, superbly camouflaged birds. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The oilbird and the frogmouths seem quite distinct among the remaining Caprimulgiformes, but their exact placement cannot be resolved based on osteological data alone.

Until now, the existing literature has lacked information about their biology or evolution. Search. COVID-19 Resources. Advanced Search Find a Library.

WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Get this from a library! Nightjars and their allies : the Caprimulgiformes. could not properly resolve the oilbird's and frogmouths' relationships beyond the fact that they are quite certainly well distinct. Family Podargidae (frogmouths), Family Aegothelidae (owlet-nightjars), and Family Caprimulgidae (nightjars and nighthawks) are predominantly from Australasia. This largely nocturnal group has many specific adaptations for night time activity and some species have unique associations with bats. Until now, the existing literature has lacked information about their biology or evolution. Nightjars and their allies are a curious, fascinating, and remarkably varied group of birds that are found throughout the world. Even the study of Ericson et al.

Nightjars and their allies are a curious, fascinating, and remarkably varied group of birds that are found throughout the world. Nightjars and Their Allies book. This largely nocturnal group has many specific adaptations for night time activity and some species have unique associations with bats.

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