Little Nightjar

Atajacaminos chico

Setopagis parvulus

A common nightjar in Paraguay. Smaller than other nightjars. Usually found on the ground or low branches at rural areas, savannahs and woods.  Grayish brown plumage. Broad cinnamon hindneck collar and white throat. Head with black crown stripe. Wings brown with white patch (ochre in female) and spots. Tail with white tips (cinnamon barred in female).

Atajacaminos chico

Female of Little nightjar at San Rafael National Park

Little Nightjar

Female of Little Nightjar at San Rafael National Park.