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Plain Nightjar
Caprimulgus inornatus von Heuglin, 1869
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Order:
  Caprimulgiformes
Family:
  Caprimulgidae
Genus:
  Caprimulgus

Scientific:
  Caprimulgus inornatus

Citation:
  von Heuglin, 1869

Reference:
  Orn.NordostAfr. 1 p.129

Protonym:
  Caprimulgus inornatus

Avibase ID:
  7C3959D678F5AA3C

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 555590

Geographic range:

  • Caprimulgus inornatus: Thornscrub of sub-Saharan Africa and sw Arabian Peninsula
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Plain Nightjar
Czech:
  lelek mramorovaný
German:
  Marmornachtschwalbe
Danish:
  Sahelnatravn
Spanish:
  Chotacabras Sencillo
Finnish:
  sahelinkehrääjä
French:
  Engoulevent terne
Icelandic:
  Plain Nightjar
Italian:
  Succiacapre disadorno
Japanese:
  mujiyotaka
Japanese:
  ムジヨタカ
Dutch:
  Marmernachtzwaluw
Norwegian:
  Sahelnattravn
Polish:
  lelek jasny
Portuguese:
  Plain Nightjar
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Plain Nightjar
Russian:
  Мраморный козодой
Slovak:
  lelek menlivý
Swedish:
  sahelnattskärra
Chinese:
  纯色夜鹰


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   Plain Nightjar ( Caprimulgus inornatus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   Plain Nightjar ( Caprimulgus inornatus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
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African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
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African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
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African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
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Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Plain Nightjar ( Caprimulgus inornatus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
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Birdlife checklist version 00:
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Birdlife checklist version 01:
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Birdlife checklist version 02:
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Birdlife checklist version 03:
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Birdlife checklist version 04:
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Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
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Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
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Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
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Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
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Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Engoulevent terne ( Caprimulgus inornatus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Engoulevent terne ( Caprimulgus inornatus) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Plain Nightjar ( Caprimulgus inornatus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 2017:
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (3/07/2017):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
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Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Plain Nightjar ( Caprimulgus inornatus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Plain Nightjar ( Caprimulgus inornatus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Plain Nightjar ( Caprimulgus inornatus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Caprimulgus inornatus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Caprimulgus inornatus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Catalan: Enganyapastors de planura
Czech: Lelek mramorovaný
Danish: Sahelnatravn
German: Marmornachtschwalbe, Marmor-Nachtschwalbe
English: Ludovic's Nightjar, Plain Nightjar
English (Kenya): Plain Nightjar
Spanish: Chotacabra Sencilla, Chotacabras Sencillo
Spanish (Spain): Chotacabras Sencillo
Estonian: savanni-öösorr
Finnish: Sahelinkehrääjä
French: Engoulevent modeste, Engoulevent terne
Hungarian: márványos lappantyú
Italian: Succiacapre disadorno
Japanese: mujiyotaka
Japanese: ムジヨタカ
Latin: Caprimulgus inornatus, Caprimulgus inornatus houyi, Caprimulgus inornatus inornatus, Caprimulgus inornatus ludovicianus, Caprimulgus inornatus malbranti, Caprimulgus inornatus vinacea-brunneus
Lithuanian: Blyškusis lėlys, Marmurinis lelys
Latvian: Sahelas vakarlēpis
Dutch: Marmernachtzwaluw
Norwegian: Sahelnattravn
Polish: lelek jasny
Russian: Мраморный козодой
Slovak: lelek menlivý
Swedish: Sahelnattskärra
Swahili: Kirukanjia Bilachoro
Turkish: boz başlı çobanaldatan, Boz-başli çobanaldatan
Chinese: 纯色夜鹰
Chinese (Traditional): 平原夜鷹

 

         

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