Jamaican Poorwill, Jamaican Poorwill, Jamaican Paraque

Jamaican Poorwill, Jamaican Poorwill, Jamaican Paraque

Artist: Guy Harvey
Dimensions: 8 in. x 8 in.
 
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Jamaican Poorwill, Jamaican Poorwill, Jamaican Paraque by Guy Harvey
Species Info
Status: 
Critically Endangered
Family: 
CAPRIMULGIDAE
Order: 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES
Genus: 
Siphonorhis
Species: 
americana
Population trend: 
unknown
Authority: 
(Linnaeus, 1758)
Synonyms: 
Siphonorhis americanus|Siphonorhis americanus|Siphonorhis americanus|Siphonorhis americanus|Siphonorhis americanus|Siphonorhis americanus
Medium: 
Acrylic on Canvas
Artist Statement: 
An Endemic species, similar to the Nightjar, rarely seen, possibly extinct already. Like Nightjars, difficult to spot on the ground due to camouflage patterns.