Species Details

@Tarique Sani

Sykes's Nightjar Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Caprimulgus mahrattensis
Family : Caprimulgidae
Order : Caprimulgiformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Habitat : Bushes
Description : Sykes’s Nightjar small, pale gray nightjar with a short tail (black barring on the tail), black marks on Scapulars, It has large white patches on sides of throat. It has also finely streaked crown. It is a nocturnal bird.
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by:Fatema-Tuz-Zohora,Department of Zoology, Jagannath University,Dhaka;information source: Grimmett et al, 2011, Birds of the Indian Subcontinent, Oxford University Press, India, taxonomic checklist:P. M. Thompson and S. U. Chowdhury (2020). A checklist of birds of Bangladesh.Birds Bangladesh;photo credit: Tarique Sani(www.inaturalist.org/people/Tarique Sani),photo shared from iNaturalist, photo copyright reserved according to iNaturalist rules;vir joshimore information, please contact us.