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Ocellated Poorwill

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;Nyctiphrynus ocellatus ;Nyctiphrynus ocellatus
==Identification== ==Identification==
-Large black spots ringed with pale halos on the+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.
-scapulars, a whitish throat, and a finely+ 
-banded tail with outer feathers tipped with+
-white/ Females have a rufescent overall coloration+
-of the plumage.+
==Distribution== ==Distribution==
-Honduras+[[Honduras]]
==Taxonomy== ==Taxonomy==
==Habitat== ==Habitat==
Dense vegetation Dense vegetation
==Behaviour== ==Behaviour==
-Eggs are pinkish cinnamon in color with fine,+Eggs are pinkish cinnamon with fine, chestnut spots on the larger, more rounded end.
-chestnut spots on the larger, more rounded+ 
-end. The shape of the egg is best described as+
-“short subelliptical.”+
==External Links== ==External Links==
{{GSearch|Nyctiphrynus+ocellatus}} {{GSearch|Nyctiphrynus+ocellatus}}
-[[Category:Birds]] [[Category:Missing Images]]+[[Category:Birds]] [[Category:Missing Images]][[category:incomplete]]

Revision as of 16:48, 6 November 2007

Nyctiphrynus ocellatus

Contents

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

Honduras

Taxonomy

Habitat

Dense vegetation

Behaviour

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

External Links

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