Red-necked Nightjar Caprimulgus ruficollis


Camacho, C. 2013. Behavioural thermoregulation in man-made habitats: surface choice and mortality risk in Red-necked Nightjars. Bird Study 60(1): 124-130.

Cleere, N., Kirwan, G.M., Christie, D.A. and de Juana, E. 2013. Red-necked Nightjar (Caprimulgus ruficollis). In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. and de Juana, E. (eds), Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive, Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.

Cuadrado, M. and Domínguez, F. 1996. Phenology and breeding success of Red-necked Nightjar Caprimulgus ruficollis in southern Spain. Journal of Ornithology 137(2): 249-253.

Forero, M.G., Tella, J.L. and Oro, D. 2001. Annual survival rates of adult Red-necked Nightjars Caprimulgus ruficollis. Ibis 143(2): 273-277.

Further resources

Detailed species account from Birds in Europe: population estimates, trends and conservation status (BirdLife International 2004)

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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Species factsheet: Caprimulgus ruficollis. Downloaded from on 24/08/2019. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2019) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 24/08/2019.