Nyctibiidae


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Related to Nyctibiidae: Potoo, Nyctibius

Nyctibiidae

[‚nik·tə′bī·ə‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
A family of birds in the order Caprimulgiformes including the neotropical potoos.
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Cracracft (1968) comenta a importancia do complexo lacrimal-ectetmoide para as aves, e Costa & Donatelli (2009) relacionam sua forma e posigao com o provimento de um suporte aos grandes olhos das especies de Nyctibiidae.
Numeros de Grupo ecologico especies en: Familias CHI JIR CAP Aves acuaticas 21 13 27 Phalacrocoracidae, Anhingidae, Ardeidae, Threskiomithidae, Anatidae, Pandionidae, Heliomithidae, Eurypygidae, Rallidae, Jacanidae, Charadriidae, Scolopacidae, Laridae, Alcedinidae Aves de caza 15 4 13 Tinamidae, Cracidae, Odonto horidae, Psophiidae Rapaces diurnas 16 11 15 Accipitridae, Falconidae Aves "aereas" 13 13 13 Cathartidae, Apodidae, Hirundinidae Aves nocturnas 8 8 9 Strigidae, Steatornithidae, Nyctibiidae, Caprimulgidae Aves nectarivoras 17 13 11 Trochilidae, Fam.
Caprimulgus vociferans M 50 VO + I, T, S Nyctidromus albicollis R 53 SM 1 106 I, T, S 1 Nyctibiidae Nyctibius grandis R 585 SM 2 1170 I, A, S 2 Nyctibius griseus R 185 SM 1 185 I, A, S 1 Apodidae Streptoprocne zonaris R 80 VO + I, Aer.