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Least Nighthawk
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Male Chordeiles pusillus pusillus
Information
Range Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Guyana, and Venezuela.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Class Aves
Order Caprimulgiformes
Family Caprimulgidae
Genus Chordeiles
Species Chordeiles pusillus
Conservation Status
LCSpecies
Least Concern

The Least nighthawk (Chordeiles pusillus), is a species of nightjar in the Caprimulgidae family. It is found in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Guyana, and Venezuela. Its natural habitats are dry savanna and subtropical or tropical seasonally wet or flooded lowland grassland. It is the smallest Caprimulgiformes, at 16 centimetres (6.3 in).

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