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Species profile—Caprimulgus macrurus (large-tailed nightjar)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Aves (birds) → Caprimulgidae (nightjars) → Caprimulgus macrurus (large-tailed nightjar)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Aves (birds)
Family
Caprimulgidae (nightjars)
Scientific name
Caprimulgus macrurus Horsfield, 1821
Common name
large-tailed nightjar
WildNet taxon ID
1975
Alternate name(s)
axe bird
white-tailed nightjar
hammer bird
carpenter bird
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Least concern
Back on Track (BoT) status
Low
Conservation significant
No
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Nil
Species environment
Terrestrial

Other resources

Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums (OZCAM)
Atlas of Living Australia

Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0
https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspeciesbyid&taxonid=1975

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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