Jamaican Poorwill

The Jamaican Pauraque, Jamaican Poorwill, or Jamaican Least-pauraqué is a species of nightjar in the Caprimulgidae family. It is endemic to Jamaica. Its natural habitats are tropical dry forests and subtropical or tropical dry shrubland. It is critically endangered or possibly already extinct due to a combination of introduced predators and habitat destruction.

The Jamaican Poorwill is classified as Critically Endangered (CR), facing an extremely high risk of extinction in the wild.

The Jamaican Pauraque, Jamaican Poorwill, or Jamaican Least-pauraqué (Siphonorhis americana or americanus) is a species of nightjar in the Caprimulgidae family. It is endemic to Jamaica. Its natural habitats are tropical dry forests and subtropical or tropical dry shrubland. It is critically endangered or quite possibly even already extinct due to introduced predators. Jamaica Least Pauraque above, on illustration from 1725 References - * BirdLife International 2004. Siphonorhis americana. More

The Jamaican Pauraque, Jamaican Poorwill, or Jamaican Least-pauraqué (Siphonorhis americana or americanus) is a species of nightjar in the Caprimulgidae family. More

Jamaican Poorwill Siphonorhis americanus Least Poorwill Siphonorhis brewsteri Eared Poorwill Nyctiphrynus mcleodii Yucatan Poorwill Nyctiphrynus yucatanicus Ocellated Poorwill Nyctiphrynus ocellatus Chuck-will's-widow Caprimulgus carolinensis Rufous Nightjar Caprimulgus rufus Greater Antillean Nightjar Caprimulgus cubanensis Tawny-collared Nightjar Caprimulgus salvini Yucatan Nightjar Caprimulgus badius Silky-tailed Nightjar Caprimulgus sericocaudatus Buff-collared Nightjar Caprimulgus ridgwayi Whip-poor-will Caprimulgus vociferus Puerto Rican Nightjar Caprimulgus noctitherus Dusky Nightjar Caprimulgus saturatus More

Jamaican Poorwill (or Jamaican Paraque) Siphonorhis americanus ... Jamaica ... Jamaican Tody Todus todus Allen Chartier Jamaica ... Jamaican Vireo Vireo modestus ... Jamaica ... More

Jamaican Poorwill (Siphonorhis americanus see in IUCN Red List of Threatened Species) and the Jamaican Petrel (Pterodroma caribbaea see in IUCN Red List of Threatened Species), and one rodent, the Jamaican rice rat (Oryzomys antillurum. It also threatens the critically endangered Jamaican iguana (Cyclura collei see in IUCN Red List of Threatened Species). Derni More

* Jamaican Poorwill, Siphonorhis americanus * Least Poorwill, Siphonorhis brewsteri * Lyre-tailed Nightjar, Uropsalis lyra * Swallow-tailed Nightjar, Uropsalis segmentata * Sickle-winged Nightjar, Eleothreptus anomalus * Subfamily Eurostopodidae (eared nightjars) More

Streamertail), assuming that Jamaican Poorwill and Jamaican Petrel are extinct. Gives me good reason to go back. Also got 8 of the 11 species of non-jamaican-endemic caribbean specialties (only found on the islands) that occur on jamaica (missed Greater Antillean Elaenia, West-Indian Whistling-Duck, and Golden Swallow). Finally got my website updated today with all the share-worthy photos from my trip. http://www.elliotschunke. More

The Jamaican Pauraque, Jamaican Poorwill, or Jamaican Least-pauraqué (Siphonorhis americana or americanus) is a species of nightjar in the Caprimulgidae family. Media in category "Siphonorhis americana" - The following 3 files are in this category, out of 3 total. Extinctbirds1907 P5A Siphonorhis americana0291.pngExtinctbirds1907 P5A... 7,474,690 bytes Siphonorhis.americanus crop.jpgSiphonorhis.american... 15,182 bytes Siphonorhis.americanus.JPGSiphonorhis.american... 66,240 bytes Retrieved from "http://commons.wikimedia. More

* 0 2 20 Jamaican Poorwill (Siphonorhis americana) * * Family statistics 15 genera, 89 species - 281 files covering 14 genera (93%) 65 species (73%) 152 videos covering 13 genera (87%) 52 species (58%) 96 More

Jamaican Poorwill or Jamaican Parauque Siphonorhis americanus Critically endangered, suspected extinct 3 Columbidae Ring-tailed Pigeon Columba caribaea Threatened; Protected 4 Columbidae Crested Quail Dove Geotrygon versicolor Protected 5 Psittacidae Yellow-Billed Parrot Amazona collaria Threatened; CITES*: Appendix More

Order : Caprimulgiformes
Family : Caprimulgidae
Genus : Siphonorhis
Species : americana
Authority : (Linnaeus, 1758)
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