Jamaican Pauraque Siphonorhis americana

  • Order: Caprimulgiformes
  • Family: Caprimulgidae
  • Monotypic
  • Authors: Andrew Dreelin


BirdLife International. 2014. Species factsheet: Jamaican Pauraque Siphonorhis americana. Downloaded from BirdLife International on 10 February 2014.

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Recommended Citation

Dreelin, A. (2014). Jamaican Pauraque (Siphonorhis americana), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/nb.jampau.01