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Nyctibius jamaicensis

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The northern potoo is a nocturnal bird belonging to the potoo family, Nyctibiidae. It is found from Mexico south to Costa Rica and on the islands of Jamaica and Hispaniola. It was formerly classified as a subspecies of the common potoo but is now usually treated as a separate species based on differences in vocalizations.

Similar species: Nightjars And Frogmouths
Species identified by Minor Torres
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By Minor Torres

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Uploaded May 18, 2019. Captured May 16, 2019 14:51.
  • Canon EOS 7D
  • f/7.1
  • 1/200s
  • ISO500
  • 300mm