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White-winged Nightjar Eleothreptus candicans



Family: Caprimulgidae (Nightjars)

Authority: (Pelzeln, 1867)

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(iii,v)

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Justification of Red List category
This species has a very small known range, within which the extent and quality of its habitat is declining. Although the species may well be found to occur at other sites, it is currently known from just four locations, and it hence qualifies as Endangered.



Population size: 600-1700

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 3,100 km2

Country endemic: No

Attributes
Land-mass type - continent
Realm - Neotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Species factsheet: Eleothreptus candicans. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/04/2017. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2017) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/04/2017.