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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Siphonorhis americana Scientific name
Caprimulgiformes Order
Caprimulgidae Family
 24 cm. (Wingspan cm) Length
Tropical dry forest Range:- Jamaica, Habitat
 eggs, incubation  days, fledging  days. Clutch
Moths and other nocturnal flying insects. Food  
2361 - TSN: 686704 World Number
Critically Endangered Status

If you have sound recording of the Caprimulgidae please send it to xeno-canto. 

AKA:- Czech: lelek jamajský
Danish: Jamaicapoorwill
German: Jamaikanachtschwalbe
English: Jamaican Least Pauraque, Jamaican Pauraque, Jamaican Poorwill, Jamaican Poor-will
Spanish: Chotacabras Jamaicano
Estonian: jamaika öösorr
Finnish: Jamaikankehrääjä
French: Engoulevent à lunettes, Engoulevent de Jamaïque, Engoulevent de la Jamaïque
Italian: Succiacapre della Giamaica
Japanese: jamaikakoyotaka
Japanese: ジャマイカコヨタカ
Latin: Siphonorhis americana, Siphonorhis americanus, Siphonorhis brewsteri americanus
Dutch: Jaimaica-pauraque, Jamaicapauraque, Jamaica-pauraque
Norwegian: Jamaicanattravn
Polish: lelek jamajski
Russian: Ямайский козодой
Slovak: lelek jamajský
Swedish: Jamaikanattskärra
Chinese: 牙买加夜鹰
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