12-18) The nightjars we describe belong to the order Caprimulgiformes, and, to our knowledge there are no reports of polyomavirus infection affecting any representative of this order.
25) Detection of psittacine APV in Caprimulgiformes confirms the broad host spectrum of this virus, which is in marked contrast to other known polyomaviruses.
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.
The well illustrated introductory section in 59 pages covers: contents, foreword, introduction, distribution of the Caprimulgiformes
, plumage and structure, general biology, taxonomy of the Caprimulgiformes
, and introduction to the species accounts.
These families include Cathartidae plus those within the following orders: Galliformes, Falconiformes, Columbiformes, Psittaciformes, Cuculiformes, Strigiformes, Caprimulgiformes
, Apodiformes, Trogoniformes, Coraciiformes, Piciformes, and Passeriformes; 13 more families (including Tinamidae) will be added when the plan is revised to include Mexico.