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Pygmy Nightjar (Nyctipolus hirundinaceus)
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Caprimulgiformes
Family Caprimulgidae
Genus Nyctipolus

Nyctipolus is a genus of nightjars in the Caprimulgidae family. It contains the following two species, both of which were formerly assigned to the genus Caprimulgus.


Pygmy Nightjar (Spix, 1825) (Nyctipolus hirundinaceus)
Blackish Nightjar (Cabanis, 1848) (Nyctipolus nigrescens)
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