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White-winged Potoo

Nyctibius leucopterus (Wied-Neuwied, M 1821)

The white-winged potoo is a species of bird in the family Nyctibiidae. It is found in Brazil, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, and Venezuela. Source: Wikipedia




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


Original description

Citation:
  (Wied-Neuwied, M 1821)

Reference:
   Reise Brasilien 2 p.227,note

Protonym:
  Caprimulgus leucopterus

Link:
  https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/45440057


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  46E2FA4948BD063E

Avibase ID:
  avibase-46E2FA49

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/46E2FA49


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 555529

Geographic range:

  • Nyctibius leucopterus: northern Amazonia (northeastern Peru, northern Brazil), and eastern Brazil (Bahia and Espírito Santo)
English:
White-winged Potoo
Catalan:
Nictibi alablanc
Czech:
potu bělokřídlý
Danish:
Hvidvinget Potu
German:
Weißflügel-Tagschläfer
Spanish:
Nictibio Aliblanco
Spanish (Spain):
Nictibio Aliblanco
Finnish:
valkopökkelökehrääjä
French:
Ibijau à ailes blanches
Croatian:
bjelokrili potu
Hungarian:
fehérszárnyú álmosmadár
Italian:
Nittibio alibianche
Japanese (romaji):
hajirotachiyotaka
Japanese:
ハジロタチヨタカ
Lithuanian:
Baltasparnis didlėlys
Dutch:
Witvleugelreuzennachtzwaluw
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Kvitvengpotu
Norwegian:
Hvitvingepotu
Polish:
nocolot białoskrzydły
Portuguese:
Urutau-de-asa-branca
Portuguese (Brazil):
urutau-de-asa-branca
Russian:
Белокрылый уратао
Slovak:
lelkovec bielokrídly
Serbian:
Belokrili potu
Swedish:
vitvingad poto
Ukrainian:
Поту білокрилий
Chinese:
白翅林鸱
Chinese (Traditional):
白翅林鴟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Ibijau à ailes blanches ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Ibijau à ailes blanches ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2022:
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
eBird version 2022:
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Nyctibius leucopterus leucopterus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.2:
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Nyctibius leucopterus [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Nyctibius leucopterus leucopterus [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Nyctibius leucopterus leucopterus [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus)
South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus)
South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus)
South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus)
South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus)
South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus)
South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus)
South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus)
South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus)
South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus)
South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus)
South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus)
South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus)
South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus)
South American Classification Committee (22/04/2017):
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus)
South American Classification Committee (4/06/2018):
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus)
South American Classification Committee (6/06/2019):
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus)
South American Classification Committee (20/02/2020):
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus)
South American Classification Committee (8/06/2020):
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus)
South American Classification Committee (24/08/2021):
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus)
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
White-winged Potoo ( Nyctibius leucopterus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Nyctibius leucopterus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Nyctibius leucopterus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

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

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Catalan: Nictibi alablanc
Czech: Potu belokrídlý, potu bělokřidlý, potu bělokřídlý
Danish: Hvidvinget Potu
German: Weißflügelschwalk, Weissflügel-Tagschläfer
English: White winged Potoo, White-winged Potoo
English, HBW: White-winged Potoo
English (IOC): White-winged Potoo
English (United States): White-winged Potoo
Esperanto: Blankflugila niktibio
Spanish: Nictibio Aliblanco, Nictibio Selvático, Urutaú de Alas Blancas
Spanish (Colombia): Bienparado aliblanco
Spanish (Spain): Nictibio Aliblanco
Spanish (HBW): White-winged Potoo
Spanish (Peru): Nictibio de Ala Blanca
Spanish (Venezuela): Nictibio Aliblanco, Nictibio Selvático
Estonian: valgetiib-tüükasorr
Finnish: Valkopökkelökehrääjä
French: Ibijau à ailes blanches
Guianese Creole French: Eg-lannwit
Croatian: bjelokrili potu
Hungarian: fehérszárnyú álmosmadár
Italian: Nittibio alibianche
Japanese (romaji): hajirotachiyotaka, hajitotachiyotaka
Japanese: ハジトタチヨタカ, ハジロタチヨタカ
Scientific: Caprimulgus leucopterus, Nyctibius leucopterus, Nyctibius leucopterus leucopterus
Lithuanian: Baltasparnis didlėlys
Dutch: Gevlekte Reuzennachtzwaluw, Witvleugelreuzennachtzwaluw
Norwegian Nynorsk: Kvitvengpotu
Norwegian: Hvitvingepotu
Polish: nocolot bialoskrzydly, nocolot białoskrzydły
Portuguese: mãe-da-lua, Urutau-de-asa-branca
Portuguese (Brazil): mãe-da-lua, Urutau-de-asa-branca
Portuguese (Portugal): nictíbio-d'asa-branca, Uratau-d'asa-branca
Russian: Белокрылый лесной козодой, Белокрылый потоо, Белокрылый уратао
Slovak: lelkovec bielokrídly
Serbian: Belokrili potu
Swedish: vitvingad poto, Vitvingad tandnattskärra
Turkish: Ak kanatlı putu
Ukrainian: Поту білокрилий
Chinese: 白翅林鸱
Chinese (Traditional): 白翅林鴟

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