Caprimulgidae


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Related to Caprimulgidae: Hirundinidae, Icteridae, Mimidae
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Noun1.Caprimulgidae - goatsuckers
bird family - a family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
Caprimulgiformes, order Caprimulgiformes - goatsuckers; frogmouths; oilbirds
caprimulgid, goatsucker, nightjar - mainly crepuscular or nocturnal nonpasserine birds with mottled greyish-brown plumage and large eyes; feed on insects
Caprimulgus, genus Caprimulgus - type genus of the Caprimulgidae
Chordeiles, genus Chordeiles - a genus of Caprimulgidae
genus Phalaenoptilus, Phalaenoptilus - a genus of Caprimulgidae
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Segunda parte (Aves: Falconidae, Scolopacidae, Thinocoridae, Columbidae, Psittacidae, Strigidae, Caprimulgidae, Apodidae, Furnariidae, Rhinocryptidae y Tyrannidae).
Birds that utilize forest into which chickens roam and that have ecologic behaviors that might put them at risk of coming into contact with poultry and poultry feces include ground birds (or those that spend a significant amount of time on the ground), such as Tynamidae (tinamous), Columbidae (pigeons and doves), Thamnophilidae (antbirds, antshrikes), Caprimulgidae (nightjars and nighthawks), Furnariidae (foliage gleaners and leaf tossers), Formicaridae (antpittas), Emberizidae (finches and grassquits), or Turdidae (thrushes), and birds that might either consume chickens or aggregate near foodstuff consumed by chickens, such as Cathartidae (vultures), some members of Accipitridae and Falconidae (hawks, eagles, falcons), Cracidae (guans), and Odontophoridae (quails).
otus (Linnaeus), long-eared I R owl Athene cunicularia (Molina), W R burrowing owl Bubo virginianus (Gmelin), great I C horned owl Nyctea scandiaca (Linnaeus), snow N R owl Otus asio (Linnaeus), eastern I C screech-owl Strix varia Barton, barred owl I O Order Caprimulgiformes goatsuckers, oilbirds, and allies) Family Caprimulgidae (goatsuckers) Caprimulgus carolinensis Gmelin, S R chuck-will's-widow C.