Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Nightjars and Allies :: Common Nighthawk
Common Nighthawk Chordeiles minor
Described by: Forster, J. R. (1771)
Alternate common name(s): Booming Nighthawk
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeS. Canada s. through the United States and Central America, wintering in tropical South America;
(1) N. Canada (s. Yukon, s. Mackenzie and n. Saskatchewan to s. Labrador and Newfoundland) to n. and ne. United States.
Winters in s. South America to n. Argentina.
(2) Sw. Canada and w. United States.
Winters in n. South America.
(3) Sc. Canada and nc. United States.
Winters to South America.
(4) Wc. and sc. United States (Texas).
Winters to c. South America.
(5) Sw. United States (s. California and s. Arizona) to nc. Mexico (ne. Sonora and Chihuahua).
Winters s. to Colombia.
(6) Se. Texas and ex. n. Mexico (n. Tamaulipas).
Winters in c. South America.
(7) Se. United States along the Gulf coast to s. Florida.
Winters s. to Argentina.
(8) E. and s. Mexico and possibly Guatemala.
(9) Yucatan Peninsula, Belize, e. Honduras, n. Nicaragua. Costa Rica and Panama.
Winter s. into South America (Brazil (n. Bahia in Curaca).
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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center
Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Florida Museum of Natural History
Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Naturesongs.com
Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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