Common Pauraque

Nyctidromus albicollis

Order

CAPRIMULGIFORMES

Family

Goatsuckers (Caprimulgidae)

Code 4

COPA

Code 6

NYCALB

ITIS

HEAD

Common Pauraque Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: All-purpose
  • Eye Color: Brown and has been described as reflecting red.
  • Head pattern: Streaked, Eyering, Unique pattern
  • Crown Color: Gray with black streaks.
  • Forehead Color: Gray with black streaks.
  • Nape Color: Gray with black streaks.
  • Throat Color: White
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Common Pauraque Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 26 cm (10.11 in)
  • Weight: 51 g (1.8 oz)
  • Size: Medium (9 - 16 in)
  • Color Primary: Brown, Gray
  • Underparts: Buff and rust with black barring.
  • Upperparts: Mottled buff and pale gray patterned with black.
  • Back Pattern: Mottled
  • Belly Pattern: Barred or banded
  • Breast Pattern: Barred or banded, Mottled

FLIGHT

Common Pauraque Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Flies low on slowly beating wings, darts erratically, changing courses.
  • Wingspan Range: 54 cm (21.23 in)
  • Wing Shape: Rounded-Wings
  • Tail shape: Fan-shaped Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Striped
  • Upper Tail: Gray, black and white with dark brown outer feathers.
  • Under Tail: Gray, white and brown.
  • Leg Color: Gray
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Head Feathers and Markings X
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