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The Potoo (TOTALLY A FUCKING REPOST!) - Also: Eroy

Ok guys, I have been part of the community since the day it was made. Today I have decided to bring back our beloved mascot and shed light on him since everyone in this community fucking FAILS to read the tags and check the memories etc etc.

I am going to combine the entries for this guy and place him on this page. Tet, Blash, and whoever the other mod is, I do hope you allow this as this has NOT been reposted since 2007 and I am fucking awesome.


First off: The Potoos (sometimes called Poor-Me-Ones) are large a family of near passerine birds related to the nightjars and frogmouths.

These are nocturnal insectivores which lack the bristles around the mouth found in the true nightjars. They hunt from a perch like a shrike or flycatcher. During the day they perch upright on tree stumps, camouflaged to look like part of the stump. The single spotted egg is laid directly on the top of a stump.

There are seven species in one genus in tropical South America.

The babies look like this:
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And the adults look like this:
Since I don't want people spamming me to cutCollapse )

Now I bid you all a good day, and to all the newbies here: READ THE FUCKING TAGS AND CHECK BACK MORE THAN "A FEW PAGES" YOU LAZY FUCKS! AND DON'T DELETE YOUR DAMN POSTS!!!! CHECK THE FUCKING RULES

ANOTHER EDIT: I have since gone over some things and have come to the conclusion, with the help of nosyparker Eroy shall hence have a middle name. He will now be called Eroy Archimedes the 3rd.

Thank you.
Tags: bird, nyctibius, potoo, repost, south america
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