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SPECIES INFO

The Yucatan Poorwill (Nyctiphrynus yucatanicus) is a species of nightjar in the Caprimulgidae family. It is found in the entire Yucatán Peninsula region except on the north coast, in a 50km wide coastal strip that extends 700 km; the species ranges to south-central Belize, northeasternmost Guatemala, and southern regions Mexico. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests and subtropical or tropical dry shrubland.

Source
  • BirdLife International 2004. Nyctiphrynus yucatanicus. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 24 July 2007.

External links
  • Yucatan Poorwill photo gallery VIREO
  • Graphic--High Res; Article oiseaux Caprimulgides Article


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