Jamaican Pauraque

Scientific Name
Siphonorhis americana
Conservation Status
Critically Endangered (CR)

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The Jamaican Poorwill (Siphonorhis americana), also known as the Jamaican Pauraque or Jamaican Least Pauraqu, is a species of nightjar in the Caprimulgidae family. It is endemic to Jamaica. Its natural habitats are tropical dry forests and subtropical or tropical dry shrubland. It is critically endangered or possibly already extinct due to a combination of introduced predators and habitat destruction.