Definition of Caprimulgus vociferus
1. Noun. American nocturnal goatsucker with grey-and-white plumage.
Generic synonyms: Caprimulgid, Goatsucker, Nightjar
Group relationships: Caprimulgus, Genus Caprimulgus
Lexicographical Neighbors of Caprimulgus Vociferus
Literary usage of Caprimulgus vociferus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Ornithological Biography by John James Audubon (1832)
"caprimulgus vociferus, Wils. PLATE LXXXII. MALE AND FEMALE . THIS bird makes its appearance in most parts of our western and southern districts, ..."
2. The Minstrelsy of the Woods; Or, Sketches and Songs Connected with the by S. Waring (1832)
"caprimulgus vociferus. WE follow the account of our own caprimulgus, with a sketch of the habits of another singular bird of the same tribe, found in North ..."