Phalaenoptilus nuttallii

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Noun1.Phalaenoptilus nuttallii - goatsucker of western North AmericaPhalaenoptilus nuttallii - goatsucker of western North America
caprimulgid, goatsucker, nightjar - mainly crepuscular or nocturnal nonpasserine birds with mottled greyish-brown plumage and large eyes; feed on insects
genus Phalaenoptilus, Phalaenoptilus - a genus of Caprimulgidae
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1985), Common Poorwills Phalaenoptilus nuttallii (Mills, 1986; Brigham and Barclay, 1992; Woods and Brigham, 2008), and Australian Owlet-nightjars Aegotheles cristatus (Brigham et al.