Jamaican Poorwill
Jamaican Poorwill (Siphonorhis americana)
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Caprimulgiformes
Family Caprimulgidae
Genus Siphonorhis

Siphonorhis or Caribbean pauraques, is a genus of nightjars in the Caprimulgidae family.


It contains the following species:

Cuban Pauraque (Olson, 1985) (Siphonorhis daiquiri) (known only from fossil material)
Jamaican Poorwill (Linnaeus, 1758) (Siphonorhis americana) (possibly extinct)
Least Poorwill (Chapman, 1917) (Siphonorhis brewsteri)
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