3:52 Potoos of Costa Rica ↗
5:16 The world's most brazenly hidden bird -- the common potoo ↗
|Common Potoo ↗
Oct 28, 2016 — The upper eyelids of potoos have several small folds which create slits that serve as “peek-holes” during the day. This adaptation allows the potoo to keep an eye on potential threats while remaining still and keeping its enormous eyes closed.
Potoos (family Nyctibiidae) are a group of near passerine birds related to the nightjars and frogmouths. They are sometimes called poor-me-ones, after their ...
Jul 9, 2008 — Potoo, (genus Nyctibius), any of seven species of solitary, nocturnal ... an adaptation related to their roosting and nesting in caves, and are thus ...
|Wildlife Guide ↗
Did you know? You can find this weird, wonderful bird on night walks around our Rainforest Expeditions lodges! About the Potoo Bird. Not all nights in the ...
|Weird & Wonderful Creatures: The Potoo ↗
Dec 16, 2014 — The fact that potoos don't build nests in which to raise their young is a testament to their amazing environmental adaptations—they rely entirely ...
|The Evolution of the Great Potoo ↗
Adaptations of the modern Potoo and its environment · Their huge eyes help them to see prey and their broad beaks are designed for foraging in the tropical forests ...
|Nyctibius grandis: INFORMATION ↗
Nyctibius grandisgreat potoo ... Great potoos are neotropical birds found throughout Central America from as far north as ... Anti-predator Adaptations; cryptic.