Ocellated poorwill

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Ocellated poorwill
Nyctiphrynus ocellatus Ocellated Poorwill.JPG
Ocellated poorwill at Tremembé, São Paulo State, Brazil
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Caprimulgiformes
Family: Caprimulgidae
Genus: Nyctiphrynus
Species: N. ocellatus
Binomial name
Nyctiphrynus ocellatus
(Tschudi, 1844)

The ocellated poorwill (Nyctiphrynus ocellatus) is a species of nightjar in the family Caprimulgidae. It is found in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Paraguay, and Peru. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.

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