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Common Pauraque

Nyctidromus albicollis ORDER: CAPRIMULGIFORMES FAMILY: CAPRIMULGIDAE

IUCN Conservation Status: Least Concern

A widespread nightjar throughout the American tropics, the Common Paraque reaches the United States only in very southern Texas.

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Calls

  • Calls
  • Courtesy of Macaulay Library
    © Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

Call a loud burry whistle, "purr-WEEE-eer."

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