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SPECIES INFO

The Jamaican Pauraque, Jamaican Poorwill, or Jamaican Least-pauraqué (Siphonorhis americana or americanus) is a species of nightjar in the Caprimulgidae family. It is endemic to Jamaica. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests and subtropical or tropical dry shrubland. It is critically endangered or quite possibly even already extinct due to introduced predators.





                                     



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