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Braulio Carrillo Park, Heredia
Costa Rica


Make Nikon D2X
Lens Nikkor AF-S VR 200 mm f/2G   at 400 mm
Exposure 1/400 s, 1/2.8, ISO 400 
Image size 800 x 534 pixels

IOC Names

Deutsch  Urutau-Tagschläfer Dutch  Reuzennachtzwaluw
Italian  Nittibio comune Spanish  Nictibio Urutaú


This Common Potoo sat motionless a few feet from the telepherique carrying tourists in the Braulio Carrillo Park, Costa Rica.


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Common Potoo
Nyctibius griseus
Ibijau gris

Jean-Michel PAULUS