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Ocellated Poorwill

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==Identification== ==Identification==
Large black spots ringed with pale halos on the scapulars, white throat, finely banded tail with outer feathers tipped with white. Females have a rufescent overall colouration. Large black spots ringed with pale halos on the scapulars, white throat, finely banded tail with outer feathers tipped with white. Females have a rufescent overall colouration.
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==External Links== ==External Links==
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Nyctiphrynus ocellatus

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Identification

Large black spots ringed with pale halos on the scapulars, white throat, finely banded tail with outer feathers tipped with white. Females have a rufescent overall colouration.

Distribution

From Honduras south over Central America to South America (south to northeast Argentina)

Taxonomy

Two subspecies recognized:

Habitat

Dense vegetation.

Behaviour

Eggs are pinkish cinnamon with fine, chestnut spots on the larger, more rounded end.

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