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Jamaican Poorwill

Siphonorhis americana (Linnaeus, C 1758)

The Jamaican poorwill, also known as the Jamaican pauraque or Jamaican least pauraque, is a species of nightjar in the family Caprimulgidae. It is endemic to Jamaica and has not been recorded since 1860. Source: Wikipedia

Classification
Order:
  Caprimulgiformes
Family:
  Caprimulgidae
Genus:
   Siphonorhis
Scientific:
  Siphonorhis americana


Original description

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, C 1758)

Reference:
   Systema Naturae ed. 10 1 p.193

Protonym:
  Caprimulgus americanus

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/727102


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  07EC934EA44A7BD0

Avibase ID:
  avibase-07EC934E

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/07EC934E


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 686704


CRITICALLY ENDANGERED - POSSIBLY EXTINCT

Geographic range:

  • Siphonorhis americana: Formerly Jamaica. Extinct; last reported 1859
English:
Jamaican Poorwill
Catalan:
Enganyapastors de Jamaica
Czech:
lelek jamajský
Danish:
Jamaicapoorwill
German:
Jamaikanachtschwalbe
Spanish:
Chotacabras Jamaicano
Spanish (Spain):
Chotacabras Jamaicano
Finnish:
jamaikankehrääjä
French:
Engoulevent de Jamaïque
Croatian:
jamajčki leganj
Hungarian:
jamaicai estifecske
Italian:
Succiacapre della Giamaica
Japanese (romaji):
jamaikakoyotaka
Japanese:
ジャマイカコヨタカ
Lithuanian:
Jamaikinis lėlys
Dutch:
Jamaicapauraque
Norwegian:
Jamaicanattravn
Polish:
lelkowiec jamajski
Portuguese:
Noitibó-pequeno-da-jamaica
Russian:
Ямайский козодой
Slovak:
lelek jamajský
Serbian:
Jamajkanski paurake leganj
Swedish:
jamaicanattskärra
Ukrainian:
Пораке ямайський
Chinese:
牙买加夜鹰
Chinese (Traditional):
牙買加小帕拉夜鷹1859滅絕


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
Jamaican Pauraque ( Siphonorhis americanus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
Jamaican Pauraque ( Siphonorhis americanus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
Jamaican Pauraque ( Siphonorhis americanus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
Jamaican Poorwill ( Siphonorhis americanus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
Jamaican Poorwill ( Siphonorhis americanus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
Jamaican Poorwill ( Siphonorhis americanus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
Jamaican Poorwill ( Siphonorhis americanus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
Jamaican Poorwill ( Siphonorhis americanus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
Jamaican Pauraque ( Siphonorhis americanus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
Jamaican Pauraque ( Siphonorhis americanus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
Jamaican Pauraque ( Siphonorhis americanus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
Jamaican Pauraque ( Siphonorhis americanus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
Jamaican Pauraque ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
Jamaican Pauraque ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
Jamaican Pauraque ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
Jamaican Pauraque ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
Jamaican Pauraque ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
Jamaican Pauraque ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
Jamaican Pauraque ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
Jamaican Pauraque ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
Jamaican Pauraque ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
Jamaican Pauraque ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
Jamaican Pauraque ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
Jamaican Pauraque ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
Jamaican Pauraque ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
Jamaican Pauraque ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 59th suppl.):
Jamaican Pauraque ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 60th suppl.):
Jamaican Pauraque ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 61st suppl.):
Jamaican Pauraque ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 61st suppl. and addendum):
Jamaican Pauraque ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 62nd suppl.):
Jamaican Pauraque ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 63rd suppl.):
Jamaican Pauraque ( Siphonorhis americana)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Jamaican Poorwill ( Siphonorhis americana)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Jamaican Poorwill ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Jamaican Poorwill ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Jamaican Poorwill ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Jamaican Poorwill ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Jamaican Poorwill ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Jamaican Poorwill ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Jamaican Poorwill ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Jamaican Poorwill ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Jamaican Pauraque ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Jamaican Pauraque ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Jamaican Pauraque ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Jamaican Pauraque ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Jamaican Pauraque ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Jamaican Pauraque ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Jamaican Pauraque ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Jamaican Pauraque ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Jamaican Pauraque ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Jamaican Poorwill ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Jamaican Poorwill ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Jamaican Poorwill ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Jamaican Poorwill ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Jamaican Poorwill ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Jamaican Poorwill ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Jamaican Poorwill ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Jamaican Poorwill ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Jamaican Poorwill ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Engoulevent de Jamaïque ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Engoulevent de la Jamaïque ( Siphonorhis americanus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Jamaican Pauraque ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
Clements, version 2022:
Jamaican Pauraque ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Jamaican Pauraque ( Siphonorhis americanus) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Jamaican Poorwill ( Siphonorhis americanus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Jamaican Poorwill ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Jamaican Poorwill ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Jamaican Poorwill ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Jamaican Pauraque ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Jamaican Pauraque ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Jamaican Pauraque ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Jamaican Pauraque ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Jamaican Pauraque ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Jamaican Pauraque ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Jamaican Pauraque ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Jamaican Pauraque ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Jamaican Pauraque ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Jamaican Pauraque ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Jamaican Pauraque ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Jamaican Pauraque ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Jamaican Pauraque ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Jamaican Pauraque ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Jamaican Pauraque ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Jamaican Pauraque ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Jamaican Pauraque ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Jamaican Pauraque ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Jamaican Pauraque ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Jamaican Pauraque ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Jamaican Pauraque ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Jamaican Pauraque ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
eBird version 2022:
Jamaican Pauraque ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Jamaican Pauraque ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Jamaican Pauraque ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Jamaican Pauraque ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Jamaican Pauraque ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Jamaican Pauraque ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Jamaican Pauraque ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Jamaican Pauraque ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Jamaican Pauraque ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Jamaican Pauraque ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Jamaican Pauraque ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Jamaican Pauraque ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Jamaican Poorwill ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Jamaican Poorwill ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Jamaican Poorwill ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Jamaican Poorwill ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Jamaican Poorwill ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Jamaican Poorwill ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Jamaican Poorwill ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Jamaican Poorwill ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Jamaican Poorwill ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Jamaican Poorwill ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Jamaican Poorwill ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Jamaican Poorwill ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Jamaican Poorwill ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Jamaican Poorwill ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Jamaican Poorwill ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Jamaican Poorwill ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Jamaican Poorwill ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Jamaican Poorwill ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Jamaican Poorwill ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Jamaican Poorwill ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Jamaican Poorwill ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Jamaican Poorwill ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Jamaican Poorwill ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Jamaican Poorwill ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Jamaican Poorwill ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Jamaican Poorwill ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Jamaican Poorwill ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Jamaican Poorwill ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Jamaican Poorwill ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Jamaican Poorwill ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Jamaican Poorwill ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Jamaican Poorwill ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Jamaican Poorwill ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Jamaican Poorwill ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.2:
Jamaican Poorwill ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Jamaican Poorwill ( Siphonorhis americanus) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Siphonorhis americanus americanus [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Siphonorhis americanus americanus [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Jamaican Poorwill ( Siphonorhis americanus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Jamaican Poorwill ( Siphonorhis americanus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Jamaican Poorwill ( Siphonorhis americanus) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Jamaican Poorwill ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Jamaican Poorwill ( Siphonorhis americana) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Siphonorhis americana [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Siphonorhis americana [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Siphonorhis [americana or brewsteri] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

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Catalan: Enganyapastors de Jamaica
Czech: lelek jamajský
Danish: Jamaicapoorwill
German: Jamaikanachtschwalbe
English: Jamaican Least Pauraque, Jamaican Pauraque, Jamaican Poorwill, Jamaican Poor-will
English, HBW: Jamaican Poorwill
English (IOC): Jamaican Poorwill
English (United States): Jamaican Pauraque
Esperanto: Jamajka paŭrako
Spanish: Chotacabras Jamaicano
Spanish (Spain): Chotacabras Jamaicano
Spanish (HBW): Jamaican Pauraque
Estonian: jamaika öösorr
Finnish: Jamaikankehrääjä
French: Engoulevent à lunettes, Engoulevent de Jamaïque, Engoulevent de la Jamaïque
French (AOU): Engoulevent de la Jamaïque
Croatian: jamajčki leganj
Hungarian: jamaicai estifecske
Italian: Succiacapre della Giamaica
Japanese (romaji): jamaikakoyotaka
Japanese: ジャマイカコヨタカ
Scientific: Caprimulgus americanus, Siphonorhis americana, Siphonorhis americanus, Siphonorhis americanus americanus, Siphonorhis brewsteri americanus
Lithuanian: Jamaikinis lėlys
Dutch: Jaimaica-pauraque, Jamaicapauraque, Jamaica-pauraque
Norwegian: Jamaicanattravn
Polish: lelek jamajski, lelkowiec jamajski
Portuguese: Noitibó-pequeno-da-jamaica
Portuguese (Portugal): noitibó-jamaicano
Russian: Ямайский козодой
Slovak: lelek jamajský
Serbian: Jamajkanski paurake leganj
Swedish: jamaicanattskärra, Jamaikanattskärra
Turkish: Jamaika porağı
Ukrainian: Пораке ямайський
Chinese: 牙买加夜鹰
Chinese (Traditional): 牙買加小帕拉夜鷹, 牙買加小帕拉夜鷹1859滅絕

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