Caprimulgidae, Vigors, 1825

Somenzari, Marina, Amaral, Priscilla Prudente do, Cueto, Víctor R., Guaraldo, André de Camargo, Jahn, Alex E., Lima, Diego Mendes, Lima, Pedro Cerqueira, Lugarini, Camile, Machado, Caio Graco, Martinez, Jaime, Nascimento, João Luiz Xavier do, Pacheco, José Fernando, Paludo, Danielle, Prestes, Nêmora Pauletti, Serafini, Patrícia Pereira, Silveira, Luís Fábio, Sousa, Antônio Emanuel Barreto Alves de, Sousa, Nathália Alves de, Souza, Manuella Andrade de, Telino-Júnior, Wallace Rodrigues & Whitney, Bret Myers, 2018, An overview of migratory birds in Brazil, Papéis Avulsos de Zoologia 58, pp. 1-66: 16

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Chordeiles minor (MGT)   : breeds in North and Central America and overwinters in South America as far as central Argentina ( Sick, 1983; Cleere, 2016). It has many subspecies and one of them, C. m. chapmani, overwinters in central Brazil and northern Argentina (GROMS, 2008). All Brazilian records, including photographic, vocal and collected specimens are restricted to September to April ( Albano & Girão, 2011; Costa et al., 2011; d’Horta, 2011; WikiAves, 2016, MZUSP, MPEG, MNRJ). However it is important to emphasize that photographic record must be carefully analysed due to the difficulty in distinguishing this species from C. acutipennis   .