Potoos Bird – you’ve probably never heard of them, but they are the funniest looking birds on this Earth. Potoos are neotropical birds of the family Nyctibiidae. There are 7 species of potoos and all of them are recognized for their unbelievable camouflage skills. They are sometimes called poor-me-ones.
Potoo Bird calls in a mournful series of whistled notes that go down in scale.
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Potoo Facts Overview
|Habitat:||Wide-ranging across species, including forests, savannas, mangroves and urban areas.|
|Location:||Central & South America (excluding Chile).|
|Lifespan:||No one knows! Potentially 12-14 years.|
|Size:||Smallest species: 21–25cm. Biggest species: 46-58cm.|
|Weight:||Smallest species: 46-58g. Biggest species: 340-652g.|
|Color:||Pale grey to brownish|
|Diet:||Flying insects (beetles, moths, grasshoppers and termites)|
|Predators:||Falcons, monkeys (Howler, Capuchin, Spider).|
|Top Speed:||No data|
|No. of Species: