goatsucker

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Related to goatsuckers: Caprimulgidae
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Life histories of North American cuckoos, goatsuckers, hummingbirds and their allies.
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.
This year's World Series includes two teams named Orioles plus teams called the Lyric Cassowaries, the Wandering Tattlers, Wild Bird Center of America ReTailed Hawks, the Not Too Swifts, the Wrending Talons, and the Green Mountain Goatsuckers.
Pages 111-129 in Life histories of North American cuckoos, goatsuckers, hummingbirds and their allies.
Porphyrins are used by many birds to pigment eggshells in the oviduct, but 13 Orders of birds also use porphyrins as a plumage pigment, most notably owls, goatsuckers, bustards, and turacos (Gill 1995, McGraw 2006).