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English NameMountain Owlet-Nightjar@
Scientific NameAegotheles albertisi
German NameBergschwalm
Spanish NameEgotelo Montano
French NameÉgothèle montagnard
Mountain Owlet-nightjar A.albertisi
Mountain Owlet-nightjar A.albertisi
Peters Family NameAEGOTHELIDAE:Owlet-NightjarsOrder2,829.0
Sibley Monroe Family NameAEGOTHELIDAE:Owlet-NightjarsOrder2,353.0
Gill Family NameAEGOTHELIDAE:Owlet-NightjarsOrder2,829.0
New 2013 Family NameAEGOTHELIDAE:Owlet-NightjarsOrder1,036.000
 
English Synonyms
AuthorityP.L.Sclater 1874
Habitatmontane forest & forest edges;also alpine tree-fern savannas & gardens;mountains 7700-3700m
BreedingBreeding season April?- Nov?:nestlings found in April-May,juvenile collected in mid-June,nest found in Aug,and aggressive display by female at nest site in early Nov.
Movement
Apparently sedentary