Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Potoos :: Northern Potoo
Northern Potoo Nyctibius jamaicensis
Described by: Gmelin, J. F. (1789)
Alternate common name(s): Common Potoo, Antillean Potoo, Jamaican Potoo, Hispaniolan Potoo, Abbott's Potoo
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeWest Indies and Central America;
(1) Pacific slope of w. Mexico s. from s. Sinaloa.
(2) E. and S. Mexico (s. San Luis Potosi and s. Tamaulipas) s. along the Gulf-Caribbean slope to Honduras including Roatan Is. and the Pacific slope to El Salvador.
(3) Pacific slope of n. and c. Costa Rica and possibly e. Nicaragua and w. Panama.
(5) Hispaniola and Gonave Is.
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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