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Andean Potoo

Nyctibius maculosus Ridgway, 1912

The Andean potoo is a species of bird in the family Nyctibiidae. It is found in Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Caprimulgiformes
Family:
  Nyctibiidae
Genus:
   Nyctibius
Scientific:
  Nyctibius maculosus


Original description

Citation:
  Ridgway, 1912

Reference:
  Proc.Biol.Soc.Wash. p.92

Protonym:
  Nyctibius maculosus

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/3337581


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  29C4EF9C0A1158BC

Avibase ID:
  avibase-29C4EF9C

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/29C4EF9C


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 555528

Geographic range:

  • Nyctibius maculosus: Locally in Andes of e Colombia to w Venezuela and w Bolivia
English:
Andean Potoo
Catalan:
Nictibi dels Andes
Czech:
potu andský
Danish:
Andespotu
German:
Andentagschläfer
Spanish:
Nictibio Andino
Spanish (Spain):
Nictibio Andino
Finnish:
andienpökkelökehrääjä
French:
Ibijau des Andes
Croatian:
andski potu
Hungarian:
andoki álmosmadár
Italian:
Nittibio delle Ande
Japanese (romaji):
andesutachiyotaka
Japanese:
アンデスタチヨタカ
Lithuanian:
Andinis didlėlys
Dutch:
Andesreuzennachtzwaluw
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Andespotu
Norwegian:
Andespotu
Polish:
nocolot andyjski
Portuguese:
Urutau-andino
Russian:
Андский уратао
Slovak:
lelkovec andský
Serbian:
Andski potu
Swedish:
andinsk poto
Ukrainian:
Поту гірський
Chinese:
安第斯林鸱
Chinese (Traditional):
安地斯林鴟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Andean Potoo ( Nyctibius maculosus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Andean Potoo ( Nyctibius maculosus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Andean Potoo ( Nyctibius maculosus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Andean Potoo ( Nyctibius maculosus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Andean Potoo ( Nyctibius maculosus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Andean Potoo ( Nyctibius maculosus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Andean Potoo ( Nyctibius maculosus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Andean Potoo ( Nyctibius maculosus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Andean Potoo ( Nyctibius maculosus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Andean Potoo ( Nyctibius maculosus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Andean Potoo ( Nyctibius maculosus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Andean Potoo ( Nyctibius maculosus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Andean Potoo ( Nyctibius maculosus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Andean Potoo ( Nyctibius maculosus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Andean Potoo ( Nyctibius maculosus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Andean Potoo ( Nyctibius maculosus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Andean Potoo ( Nyctibius maculosus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Andean Potoo ( Nyctibius maculosus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Andean Potoo ( Nyctibius maculosus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Andean Potoo ( Nyctibius maculosus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Andean Potoo ( Nyctibius maculosus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Andean Potoo ( Nyctibius maculosus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Andean Potoo ( Nyctibius maculosus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Andean Potoo ( Nyctibius maculosus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Andean Potoo ( Nyctibius maculosus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Andean Potoo ( Nyctibius maculosus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Andean Potoo ( Nyctibius maculosus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Ibijau des Andes ( Nyctibius maculosus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Ibijau des Andes ( Nyctibius maculosus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Andean Potoo ( Nyctibius maculosus) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Andean Potoo ( Nyctibius maculosus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Andean Potoo ( Nyctibius maculosus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition:
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
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Clements, version 2015:
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Clements, version 2016:
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Clements, version 2017:
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Clements, version 2018:
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Clements, version 2019:
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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 1.52:
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eBird version 1.53:
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eBird version 1.54:
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eBird version 1.55:
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eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2016:
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eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
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eBird version 2019:
Andean Potoo ( Nyctibius maculosus) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Andean Potoo ( Nyctibius maculosus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Nyctibius leucopterus maculosus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Andean Potoo ( Nyctibius maculosus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Andean Potoo ( Nyctibius maculosus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Andean Potoo ( Nyctibius maculosus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Andean Potoo ( Nyctibius maculosus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Andean Potoo ( Nyctibius maculosus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Andean Potoo ( Nyctibius maculosus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Andean Potoo ( Nyctibius maculosus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Andean Potoo ( Nyctibius maculosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Andean Potoo ( Nyctibius maculosus) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Nyctibius leucopterus maculosus [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Nyctibius leucopterus maculosus [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Andean Potoo ( Nyctibius maculosus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Andean Potoo ( Nyctibius maculosus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Andean Potoo ( Nyctibius maculosus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
Andean Potoo ( Nyctibius maculosus)
South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
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South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
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South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
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South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
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South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
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South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
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South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
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South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
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South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
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South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
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South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
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South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
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South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
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South American Classification Committee (22/04/2017):
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South American Classification Committee (4/06/2018):
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South American Classification Committee (6/06/2019):
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South American Classification Committee (20/02/2020):
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South American Classification Committee (8/06/2020):
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South American Classification Committee (24/08/2021):
Andean Potoo ( Nyctibius maculosus)
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Andean Potoo ( Nyctibius maculosus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Nyctibius maculosus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Nyctibius maculosus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Nyctibius [leucopterus or maculosus] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Catalan: Nictibi dels Andes
Czech: potu andský
Danish: Andespotu
German: Andenschwalk, Andentagschläfer
English: Andean Potoo
English, HBW: Andean Potoo
English (IOC): Andean Potoo
English (United States): Andean Potoo
Esperanto: Anda niktibio
Spanish: Biemparado Andino, Nictibio Aliblanco, Nictibio Andino, Urutaú Andino
Spanish (Colombia): Biemparado Andino, Bienparado andino
Spanish (Ecuador): Nictibio (Puntepalo) Andino
Spanish (Spain): Nictibio Andino
Spanish (HBW): Andean Potoo
Spanish (Peru): Nictibio Andino
Spanish (Venezuela): Nictibio Aliblanco, Nictibio Andino
Estonian: andi tüükasorr
Finnish: andienpökkelökehrääjä
French: Ibijau andin, Ibijau des Andes
Croatian: andski potu
Hungarian: andoki álmosmadár
Italian: Nittibio delle Ande
Japanese (romaji): andesutachiyotaka, haiirotachiyotaka
Japanese: アンデスタチヨタカ, ハイイロタチヨタカ
Scientific: Nyctibius leucopterus maculosus, Nyctibius maculosus
Lithuanian: Andinis didlėlys
Dutch: Andesreuzennachtzwaluw
Norwegian Nynorsk: Andespotu
Norwegian: Andespotu
Polish: nocolot andyjski
Portuguese: Urutau-andino
Portuguese (Portugal): nictíbio-andino
Russian: Андский лесной козодой, Андский уратао
Slovak: lelkovec andský
Serbian: Andski potu
Swedish: andinsk poto, Andinsk tandnattskärra
Turkish: And putusu
Ukrainian: Поту гірський
Chinese: 安第斯林鸱
Chinese (Traditional): 安地斯林鴟

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