Nyctibiidae (pottoos; class Aves, order Caprimulgiformes)
A family of grey, brown, and black, cryptically coloured birds which have long wings and tails, small bills, large gapes, and no rictal bristles
. They are nocturnal, inhabit open forest, feed on insects, and nest in tree crevices. There is one genus, Nyctibius
, with five species, found in Central and S.America.
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