Birds of Colombia

    CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Caprimulgidae (Nightjars)  
Genus: Nyctidromus (1 species, 2 worldwide)

Pauraque (Nyctidromus albicollis)
Texas, United States  
Photograph by Andy Morffew     Copyright and usage info

Pauraque (Nyctidromus albicollis gilvus)
ProAves Blue-billed Curassow Reserve, Puerto Pinzon, Boyaca, Colombia
  Note there is a lot of white in the tail (varies between races) and can be seen during flight.

Common, widespread and vocally distinctive.

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