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.COMMON POTOO (Nyctibius griseus)     Varzea forest, Sani Lodge, Ecuadorian Amazonia | by avicentric
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.COMMON POTOO (Nyctibius griseus) Varzea forest, Sani Lodge, Ecuadorian Amazonia

 

 

I always wanted to see this bird in this position! Talk about camouflage!

 

The Common Potoo, Grey Potoo, Lesser Potoo or Poor-me-one (Nyctibius griseus), is a nocturnal bird which breeds in tropical Central and South America from Nicaragua to northern Argentina and northern Uruguay. The Northern Potoo (N. jamaicensis) was formerly classified as a subspecies of this species..

 

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Taken on August 28, 2013