|Common Name||Least Pauraque|
|Range||Haiti and the Dominican Republic.|
Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests. As seen by the fact that it was only described in 1917, this is an enigmatic and little-known bird. It was listed as "Near Threatened" by the IUCN from 1988 on, but in 2000 its status was changed to "Data Deficient", owing to the continuing uncertainty. With more information available, it is again listed as "Near Threatened" in the 2007 IUCN Red List.