Wikipedia Encyclopedia

Palau nightjar

Palau nightjar

The Palau nightjar (Caprimulgus phalaena) is a species of nightjar endemic to Palau. It was formerly considered a subspecies of the grey nightjar.

Palau nightjar
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Caprimulgiformes
Family: Caprimulgidae
Genus: Caprimulgus
C. phalaena
Binomial name
Caprimulgus phalaena
(Hartlaub & Finsch, 1872)


  1. BirdLife International (2016). "Caprimulgus phalaena". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2016: e.T22726346A94919653. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T22726346A94919653.en. Retrieved 25 September 2021.
This article is issued from Wikipedia. The text is licensed under Creative Commons - Attribution - Sharealike. Additional terms may apply for the media files.