Caprimulgiformes Family: Nyctibiidae
The potoos (now and again called poor-me-ones) are huge close to passerine feathered creatures identified with the nightjars and frogmouths. They are nighttime insectivores which come up short on the fibers around the mouth found in the genuine nightjars.
Northern potoo, Nyctibius jamaicensis
Request: Caprimulgiformes Family: Apodidae
Swifts are little flying creatures which spend most of their lives flying. These feathered creatures have extremely direchit short legs and never settle willfully on the ground, roosting rather just on vertical surfaces. Numerous swifts have since quite a while ago cleared back wings which take after a sickle or boomerang.
Dark quick, Cypseloides niger
White-caught quick, Streptoprocne zonaris
Smokestack quick, Chaetura pelagica
Antillean palm-quick, Tachornis phoenicobia
Request: Caprimulgiformes Family: Trochilidae
Hummingbirds are little feathered creatures fit for drifting in mid-air because of the quick fluttering of their wings. They are the main feathered creatures that can fly in reverse.
Antillean mango, Anthracothorax dominicus
Ruby-throated hummingbird, Archilochus colubris (A)
Vervain hummingbird, Mellisuga minima
Hispaniolan emerald, Chlorostilbon swainsonii (E-H)
Rails, crakes, gallinules, and coots
Request: Gruiformes Family: Rallidae
Rallidae is a huge group of little to medium-sized winged creatures which incorporates the rails, crakes, coots, and gallinules. Ordinarily they possess thick vegetation in soggy situations close to lakes, bogs, or waterways. As a rule they are timid and clandestine feathered creatures, making them hard to watch. Most species have solid legs and long toes which are very much adjusted to delicate lopsided surfaces. They will in general have short, adjusted wings and to be feeble fliers.
Clapper rail, Rallus crepitans
Spotted rail, Pardirallus maculatus
Sora, Porzana carolina
Basic gallinule, Gallinula galeata
American coot, Fulica Yankee folklore
Purple gallinule, Porphyrio martinica
Yellow-breasted crake, Hapalocrex flaviventer (A)
Dark rail, Laterallus jamaicensis
Request: Gruiformes Family: Aramidae
The limpkin looks like an enormous rail. It has dull earthy colored plumage and a grayer head and neck.
Limpkin, Aramus guarauna
Request: Charadriiformes Family: Burhinidae
The thick-knees are a gathering of waders discovered worldwide inside the tropical zone, with certain species additionally rearing in calm Europe and Australia. They are medium to huge waders with solid dark or yellow-dark bills, enormous yellow eyes, and enigmatic plumage. In spite of being classed as waders, most species have an inclination for dry or semi-parched natural surroundings.
Twofold striped thick-knee, Burhinus bistriatus
Braces and avocets
Request: Charadriiformes Family: Recurvirostridae
Recurvirostridae is a group of huge swimming winged animals which incorporates the avocets and braces. The avocets have long legs and long up-bended bills. The braces have very long legs and long, slender, straight bills.