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Nyctibius maculosus

Andean Potoo

  • Order: Caprimulgiformes
  • Family: Nyctibiidae
  • Monotypic

Authors: Schulenberg, Thomas S., and Guy M. Kirwan

References

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Recommended Citation

Schulenberg, Thomas S., and Guy M. Kirwan. 2012. Andean Potoo (Nyctibius maculosus), Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Ithaca: Cornell Lab of Ornithology; retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online: http://neotropical.birds.cornell.edu/portal/species/overview?p_p_spp=223451