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Long-trained Nightjar

Macropsalis forcipata

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Males are spectacular with a very long black forked tail with white inner edges. Otherwise rather uniformly dark-brown above with gray and buff patches. Barred brown below with a large rufous neck patch. Females have a short, dark tail. Uncommon; found in humid forests, second growth, and forest borders.

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