Eared poorwill

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Eared poorwill
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Caprimulgiformes
Family: Caprimulgidae
Genus: Nyctiphrynus
Species: N. mcleodii
Binomial name
Nyctiphrynus mcleodii
(Brewster, 1888)

The eared poorwill (Nyctiphrynus mcleodii) is a species of nightjar in the family Caprimulgidae. It is endemic to Mexico.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.


  • BirdLife International 2004.