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English NameFeline Owlet-Nightjar@
Scientific NameAegotheles insignis
German NameKäuzenschwalm
Spanish NameEgotele Grande
French NameGrand Égothèle
Peters Family NameAEGOTHELIDAE:Owlet-NightjarsOrder2,824.0
Sibley Monroe Family NameAEGOTHELIDAE:Owlet-NightjarsOrder2,347.0
Gill Family NameAEGOTHELIDAE:Owlet-NightjarsOrder2,823.0
New 2013 Family NameAEGOTHELIDAE:Owlet-NightjarsOrder1,031.000
 
English Synonyms
  • Large Owlet-Nightjar
  • Rufous Owlet-Nightjar
AuthoritySalvadori 1875
Habitatprimary forest and areas of second growth,forest edges,open forest and woodland bordering grassland;mountains 1200-2700m
BreedingBreeding season ?May-?Nov.
Movement
Presumed to be sedentary