Definition of Potoo. Meaning of Potoo. Synonyms of Potoo

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Definition of Potoo

Potoo
Potoo Po*too", n. (Zo["o]l.) A large South American goatsucker (Nyctibius grandis).

Meaning of Potoo from wikipedia

- Potoos (family Nyctibiidae) are a group of birds related to the nightjars and frogmouths. They are sometimes called poor-me-ones, after their haunting...
- The great potoo or grand potoo (Nyctibius grandis) is the largest potoo species and is widely distributed in Central and South America. Much like owls...
- The common potoo, or poor-me-ones (Nyctibius griseus), or urutau is one of seven species of birds within the genus Nyctibius. It is notable for its large...
- The northern potoo (Nyctibius jamaicensis) is a nocturnal bird belonging to the potoo family, Nyctibiidae. It is found from Mexico south to Costa Rica...
- The Andean potoo (Nyctibius maculosus) is a species of bird in the family Nyctibiidae. It is found in Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela...
- The long-tailed potoo (Nyctibius aethereus) is a species of bird in the family Nyctibiidae. It is found in every mainland South American country except...
- The rufous potoo (Phyllaemulor bracteatus) is a species of bird in the family Nyctibiidae. It is the only member of the genus Phyllaemulor. It is found...
- Nyctibius is a genus of potoos, nocturnal birds in the family Nyctibiidae. The genus Nyctibius was introduced in 1816 by the French ornithologist Louis...
- The white-winged potoo (Nyctibius leucopterus) is a species of bird in the family Nyctibiidae. It is found in Brazil, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname...
- largest species of this order of nocturnal birds is the neotropical great potoo (Nycitbius grandis), which can grow to a weight of 680 g (1.50 lb) and a...