Caprimulgiformes


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Caprimulgiformes

[‚kap·rə‚məl·jə′fȯr‚mēz]
(vertebrate zoology)
An order of nocturnal and crepuscular birds, including nightjars, potoos, and frog-mouths.
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12-18) The nightjars we describe belong to the order Caprimulgiformes, and, to our knowledge there are no reports of polyomavirus infection affecting any representative of this order.
otus (Linnaeus), long-eared I R owl Athene cunicularia (Molina), W R burrowing owl Bubo virginianus (Gmelin), great I C horned owl Nyctea scandiaca (Linnaeus), snow N R owl Otus asio (Linnaeus), eastern I C screech-owl Strix varia Barton, barred owl I O Order Caprimulgiformes goatsuckers, oilbirds, and allies) Family Caprimulgidae (goatsuckers) Caprimulgus carolinensis Gmelin, S R chuck-will's-widow C.
At dusk and at dawn many Caprimulgiformes, an order of birds well-represented in almost all continents and in Europe by the red-necked nightjar (Caprimulgus ruficollis) and nightjar (C.
Les Caprimulgiformes et les Coraciiformes de l'[acute{E}]oc[grave{e}]ne et de L'Oligoc[grave{e}]ne des phosphorites du Quercy et description de deux genres nouveaux de Podargidac et Nyctibiidae.