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Least Nighthawk

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Alternate name
Chordeiles pusillus Scientific name
Strigiformes Order
Caprimulgidae Family   
16 cm Length
Sub/tropical (lowland) seasonally wet/flooded grassland & savanna, below 900m, in:- Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Guyana, Suriname and Venezuela. Habitat-Altitude-Range
Insects. Food  
2352 - TSN: 555540 World Number
Least Concern Status

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Least Nighthawk Song
(Chordeiles pusillus)
Sjoerd Mayer XC2657
11-06-1995, Bolivia

Czech: Lelek men?? lelek nejmen??br> Danish: Dv?gnath?
German: Gnomen Nachtschwalbe, Gnomennachtschwalbe
English: Least Nighthawk
Spanish: A?pero chico, A?pero Menor, A?pero Menudo, Chotacabras Enano
Spanish (Argentine): A?pero chico
Spanish (Colombia): Chotacabras Enano
Spanish (Venezuela): Aguaitacamino Menudo
Estonian: v?ke-videvikusorr
Finnish: Pikkuhaukkakehr?j?br> French: Engoulevent nain
Italian: Caprimulgo-sparviero minimo, Succiacapre minuto
Japanese: kobitoamerikayotaka
Japanese: コビトアメリカヨタカ
Latin: Chordeiles pusillus
Dutch: Kleinste Nachtzwaluw
Norwegian: Tussenatthauk
Polish: lelczyk malutki
Portuguese: Bacurau-pequeno, bacurauzinho
Portuguese (Brazil): bacurau-pequeno, Bacurauzinho
Russian: Карликовый сумеречный козодой
Slovak: s?racn? mal?br> Swedish: Dv?gfalknattsk?ra
Chinese: 小白喉夜鹰
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