Least nighthawk

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Least nighthawk
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Caprimulgiformes
Family: Caprimulgidae
Genus: Chordeiles
Species: C. pusillus
Binomial name
Chordeiles pusillus
Gould, 1861

The least nighthawk (Chordeiles pusillus) is a species of nightjar in the family Caprimulgidae. It is found in northern South America. Its natural habitats are dry savanna and subtropical or tropical seasonally wet or flooded lowland grassland. It is the smallest Caprimulgiformes, at 16 centimetres (6.3 in).

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