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  • proper noun A taxonomic genus within the family Caprimulgidae.

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Examples

  • Chordeiles minor – common nighthawk, resting on a fence post on the Konza Prairie Biological Station near Manhattan, Kansas.

    Chordeiles minor - The Panda's Thumb

  • Chordeiles minor – common nighthawk, resting on a fence post on the Konza Prairie Biological Station near Manhattan, Kansas.

    The Panda's Thumb: April 2010 Archives

  • Chordeiles minor was the previous entry in this blog.

    Casey Luskin: Fish in a Barrel - The Panda's Thumb

  • The Nighthawk Chordeiles minoris not a hawk, of course-- it is a "goatsucker" or nightjar, a bird that flies through the night engulfing insects with its great maw like, as Libby says, a whale cruising through plankton.

    "Ten Birds" Part 3

  • The Nighthawk Chordeiles minoris not a hawk, of course-- it is a "goatsucker" or nightjar, a bird that flies through the night engulfing insects with its great maw like, as Libby says, a whale cruising through plankton.

    Archive 2006-06-01

  • _Chordeiles virginianus_, the Nighthawk or Bull-bat.

    Bird Stories

  • Birds most specific to mangroves include roseate spoonbill (Ajaia ajaja), gray-necked wood rail (Aramides cajanea), rufous-necked wood rail (A. axillaris), mangrove black-hawk (Buteogallus subtilis), yellow-billed cotinga (Carpodectes antoniae) (now rare), green kingfisher (Chloroceryle americana), Amazon kingfisher (Chloroceryle amazona) lesser nighthawk (Chordeiles acutipennis), rufous-browed peppershrike (Cyclarhis gujanensis) and many others.

    Gulf of Panama mangroves

  • Birds that visit mangroves during migration include spotted sandpiper (Actitis macularia), red-lored Amazon (Amazona autumnalis), snowy cotinga (Carpodectes nitidus), Wilson's plover (Charadrius wilsonia), green kingfisher (Chloroceryle americana), lesser nighthawk (Chordeiles acutipennis), common nighthawk (Chordeiles minor), keel-billed motmot (Electron carintum), and osprey (Pandion haliaetus) just to name a few.

    Rio Negro-Rio San Sun mangroves

  • (Aphelocoma californica woodhousei), Shufeldt's junco (Junco oreganus shufeldti), Arkansas kingbird (Tyrranus verticalis), horned larks (Otocoris alpestris), American magpie (Pica pica hudsonia), nighthawks (Chordeiles sp.), Bullock's oriole (Icterus bullocki), owls

    Tseh So, a Small House Ruin, Chaco Canyon, New Mexico :

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