Current view: Data table and detailed info
Antrostomus arizonae (del Hoyo and Collar 2014) was previously placed in the genus Caprimulgus. Caprimulgus vociferus (Sibley and Monroe 1990, 1993) was previously split into C. vociferus and C. arizonae following AOU (2010).
del Hoyo, J., Collar, N.J., Christie, D.A., Elliott, A. and Fishpool, L.D.C. 2014. HBW and BirdLife International Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World. Volume 1: Non-passerines. Lynx Edicions BirdLife International, Barcelona, Spain and Cambridge, UK.
Red List criteria met
Red List history
IUCN Red list criteria met and history
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Population justification: The global population is estimated to number 320,000 mature individuals (Partners in Flight 2019). The species is considered to be fairly common to common.
The species is undergoing a moderate decline (Partners in Flight 2019), which is thought to be caused by low levels of habitat loss (Tracewski et al. 2016).
Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA)
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Antrostomus arizonae. Downloaded from
http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/mexican-whip-poor-will-antrostomus-arizonae on 01/06/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from
http://datazone.birdlife.org on 01/06/2023.