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Rufous Potoo

Nyctibius bracteatus Gould, 1846

The Rufous Potoo (Nyctibius bracteatus) is a species of bird in the Nyctibiidae family. It is found in Ecuador, (the northeast, about 25% of the country), and Peru in the largest population, and the other large disjunct population 1600 km southwest at the Peru and Bolivia border, (about 1/30th of Peru). Other far smaller locales, occur in Brazil, Colombia, French Guiana, and Guyana. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Caprimulgiformes
Family:
  Nyctibiidae
Genus:
  Nyctibius

Scientific:
  Nyctibius bracteatus

Citation:
  Gould, 1846

Reference:
  PZS Pt14 no.155 p.1

Protonym:
  Nyctibius bracteatus

Avibase ID:
  0B46DD9586BA55C2

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/0B46DD95

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 555530

Geographic range:

  • Nyctibius bracteatus: Tropical e Ecuador and e Peru to n Brazil and Guyana
English:
Rufous Potoo
Czech:
potu rezavý
German:
Tropfentagschläfer
Danish:
Kastanjepotu
Spanish:
Nictibio Rufo
Finnish:
ruskopökkelökehrääjä
French:
Ibijau roux
Italian:
Nittibio rossiccio
Japanese:
sabiirotachiyotaka
Japanese:
サビイロタチヨタカ
Dutch:
Rosse Reuzennachtzwaluw
Norwegian:
Dvergpotu
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Dvergpotu
Polish:
nocolot rudy
Portuguese:
Urutau-ferrugem
Portuguese (Brazil):
Urutau-ferrugem
Russian:
Рыжий лесной козодой
Slovak:
lelkovec hrdzavý
Swedish:
rödbrun poto
Ukrainian:
Поту рудий
Chinese:
棕林鸱


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Ibijau roux ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Ibijau roux ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
Clements 1st edition:
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
Clements 3rd edition:
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
Clements 4th edition:
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
Clements 6th edition:
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
Clements, version 2015:
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
Clements, version 2016:
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
Clements, version 2017:
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
Clements, version 2018:
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
Clements, version 2019:
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
eBird version 1.50:
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
eBird version 1.52:
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
eBird version 1.53:
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
eBird version 1.54:
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
eBird version 1.55:
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
eBird version 2015:
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
eBird version 2016:
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
eBird version 2017:
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
eBird version 2018:
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
eBird version 2019:
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
James Lee Peters:
Nyctibius bracteatus
James Lee Peters (original):
Nyctibius bracteatus
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Nyctibius bracteatus
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
South American Classification Committee (22/04/2017):
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
South American Classification Committee (4/06/2018):
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
South American Classification Committee (6/06/2019):
Rufous Potoo ( Nyctibius bracteatus)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Nyctibius bracteatus
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Nyctibius bracteatus

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Catalan: Nictibi rogenc
Czech: Potu kaderavý, potu rezavý
Danish: Kastaniepotu, Kastanjepotu
German: Tropfenschwalk, Tropfentagschläfer, Tropfen-Tagschläfer
English: Rufous Potoo
English (IOC): Rufous Potoo
Spanish: Biemparado Rufo, Nictibio Acanelado, Nictibio Rufo, Urutaú Menor
Spanish (Colombia): Biemparado Rufo, Bienparado rufo
Spanish (Ecuador): Nictibio Rufo (Puntepalo Rojizo)
Spanish (Spain): Nictibio Rufo
Spanish (HBW): Rufous Potoo
Spanish (Peru): Nictibio Rufo
Spanish (Venezuela): Nictibio Acanelado, Nictibio Rufo
Estonian: ruske-tüükasorr
Finnish: Ruskopökkelökehrääjä
French: Ibijau roux
Guianese Creole French: Eg-lannwit
Hungarian: fehérpettyes álmosmadár
Italian: Nittibio rossiccio
Japanese: sabiirotachiyotaka
Japanese: サビイロタチヨタカ
Scientific: Nyctibius bracteatus
Lithuanian: Rusvasis didlėlys
Dutch: Rosse Reuzennachtzwaluw
Norwegian Nynorsk: Dvergpotu
Norwegian: Dvergpotu
Polish: nocolot rudy
Portuguese: Urutau-ferrugem
Portuguese (Brazil): Urutau-ferrugem
Portuguese (Portugal): Uratau-ruivo
Russian: Рыжий лесной козодой
Slovak: lelkovec hrdzavý
Serbian: Riđi potu
Swedish: rödbrun poto, Rödbrun tandnattskärra
Ukrainian: Поту рудий
Chinese: 棕林鸱
Chinese (Traditional): 棕林鴟

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