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White-tailed Nightjar

Caprimulgus cayennensis cayennensis


This striking male White-tailed Nightjar (Caprimulgus cayennensis) displays well its cryptic patterns, wonderful camouflaged coloration and characteristic large eyes of nocturnal birds.


Found locally distributed in grasslands of northern South America.

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Amy Heather
Amy Heather 7 years ago

So very very very beautiful!!

ShannaB 7 years ago


rams4d 7 years ago

Nice shot, congrats !!!

Wonderful !

Stanislav Greš
Stanislav Greš 7 years ago

woow , amazing bird !

Caracaraí, RR, Brazil

Spotted on Dec 7, 2013
Submitted on Mar 6, 2014

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