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Common Potoo

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The Common Potoo, Grey Potoo, Lesser Potoo or Poor-me-one (Nyctibius griseus), breeds in tropical Central and South America from Nicaragua to northern Argentina and northern Uruguay. This nocturnal insectivore hunts from a perch like a shrike or flycatcher. During the day it perches upright on a tree stump, and is completely invisible, looking like part of the stump because it stays so completely still as it perches . For more details from Wikipedia about the Common Potoo please see this page here.

Common Potoo 

This Common Potoo image was taken in along the Pipeline Road.

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