Palau Nightjar

Caprimulgus phalaena

Order

CAPRIMULGIFORMES

Family

Nightjars (Caprimulgidae)

Code 4

Non-AOU

Code 6

CAPIND

ITIS

HEAD

Palau Nightjar Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Hooked
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Head pattern: Malar or malar stripe
  • Crown Color: Gray-brown mottled with off-white.
  • Forehead Color: Gray-brown mottled with white.
  • Nape Color: Mottled gray-brown.
  • Throat Color: White
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Palau Nightjar Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 22-30 cm (8.5-12 in)
  • Weight: 60-181 g (2.1-6.4 oz)
  • Size: Medium (9 - 16 in)
  • Color Primary: Gray
  • Underparts: Gray and brown.
  • Upperparts: Gray and brown.
  • Back Pattern: Mottled
  • Belly Pattern: Barred or banded
  • Breast Pattern: Barred or banded

FLIGHT

Palau Nightjar Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Easy flicking wing beats, buoyant and usually silent.
  • Wingspan Range: 51-55 cm (20-21.6 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Fan-shaped Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Striped gray and brown.
  • Upper Tail: Gray-brown
  • Under Tail: Gray and brown
  • Leg Color: Gray-brown.
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