Birds of Colombia

    CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Caprimulgidae (Nightjars)  
Genus: Nyctiphrynus (2 species, 4 worldwide)


Ocellated Poorwill
Ocellated Poorwill (Nyctiphrynus ocellatus)
Rio Piracicaba, Minas Gerais, Brazil
  Rufous morph.
   
Photograph by João Sérgio Barros F. de Souza   © All Rights Reserved.

Ocellated Poorwill
Ocellated Poorwill (Nyctiphrynus ocellatus ocellatus)
Tremembé , SP, Brazil  
   
Photograph by Hector Bottai     Copyright and usage info

Ocellated Poorwill
Ocellated Poorwill (Nyctiphrynus ocellatus ocellatus)
Los Amigos Biological Station, Peru  
   
Photograph by Joe Tobias   © All Rights Reserved.

Found in forests from sea level to about 1000 meters. Harder to see white collar on rufous morph.

Choco Poorwill
Choco Poorwill (Nyctiphrynus rosenbergi)
San Cipriano, Valle de Cauca, Colombia  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Choco Poorwill
Choco Poorwill (Nyctiphrynus rosenbergi)
Ecuador  
   
Photograph by George Cruz (San Jorge Eco-Lodges)   © All Rights Reserved.



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