White-tailed Nightjar

Hydropsalis cayennensis
Conservation Status: Least Concern

The White-tailed Nightjar is the smallest species of nightjar in T&T. During the day they roost either on branches or on the ground; their excellent camouflage assists in them remaining undetected by passers-by. They lay one or two pink eggs in a scrape in the ground.

Length: 20-22.5 cm
Weight: 32-40 g
White-tailed Nightjar, Feb 2022

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