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English NameWallace's Owlet-Nightjar
Scientific NameAegotheles wallacii
German NameFleckenschwalm
Spanish NameEgotelo de Wallace
French NameÉgothèle de Wallace
Wallace's Owlet-nightjar A.wallacii
Wallace's Owlet-nightjar A.wallacii
Peters Family NameAEGOTHELIDAE:Owlet-NightjarsOrder2,828.0
Sibley Monroe Family NameAEGOTHELIDAE:Owlet-NightjarsOrder2,351.0
Gill Family NameAEGOTHELIDAE:Owlet-NightjarsOrder2,827.0
New 2013 Family NameAEGOTHELIDAE:Owlet-NightjarsOrder1,033.000
 
English Synonyms
  • White-spotted Owlet-Nightjar
AuthorityG.R.Gray 1859
Habitathill & lower montane forest,possibly also in gardens;from sea level to 1540m but varies with race: eg.nominate 0-1125m;gigas 1200-1540m;manni 985-1110m
Breeding
No information on seasonality
Movement
Apparently sedentary