Puerto Rican nightjar (Caprimulgus noctitherus)
Where Listed: WHEREVER FOUND
The Puerto Rico nightjar is smaller and darker than Caprimulgus vociferus, the species that occurs on the North American mainland. The adult Puerto Rico nightjar is about 21.5 cm long with wings 135 mm long. The throat, upper breast and wing edges are marked with russet. Like all caprimulgids, it has a gaping mouth with conspicuous bristles around the edges. The lateral rectrices show less white than those of Caprimulgus vociferus
- States/US Territories in which the Puerto Rican nightjar, Entire is known to or is believed to occur: Puerto Rico
- US Counties in which the Puerto Rican nightjar, Entire is known to or is believed to occur: View All
- USFWS Refuges in which the Puerto Rican nightjar, Entire is known to occur:
LAGUNA CARTAGENA NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE
- Countries in which the the Puerto Rican nightjar, Entire is known to occur: Puerto Rico
|Status||Date Listed||Lead Region||Where Listed|
|06/04/1973||Southeast Region (Region 4)||Entire|
» Federal Register Documents
|04-09-2010||75 FR 18232 18233||5-Year Status Reviews of 15 Caribbean Species|
|06-04-1973||38 FR 14678||Amendments to List of Endangered Fish and Wildlife; 37 FR 14678|
|Date||Title||Plan Action Status||Plan Status|
|04/19/1984||Puerto Rican Whip-poor-will Recovery Plan||View Implementation Progress||Final|
|Date||Citation Page||Title||Document Type|
|04/09/2010||75 FR 18232 18233||5-Year Status Reviews of 15 Caribbean Species|
|08/16/2012||Puerto Rican Nightjar or guabairo (Caprimulgus noctitherus) 5-Year Review|
» Critical Habitat
No critical habitat rules have been published for the Puerto Rican nightjar, Entire.
» Conservation Plans
|HCP Plan Summaries|
|WindMar RE Project|
No petition findings have been published for the Puerto Rican nightjar, Entire.
» Life History
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