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Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar
Caprimulgus donaldsoni Sharpe, 1895
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Order:
  Caprimulgiformes
Family:
  Caprimulgidae
Genus:
  Caprimulgus

Scientific:
  Caprimulgus donaldsoni

Citation:
  Sharpe, 1895

Reference:
  BBOC 4 p.29

Protonym:
  Caprimulgus donaldsoni

Avibase ID:
  D1D9B61987C08589

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 555582

Geographic range:

  • Caprimulgus donaldsoni: northwestern and southern Somalia, eastern and southern Ethiopia, eastern Kenya, and northeastern Tanzania; possibly also in southeastern South Sudan
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar
Czech:
  lelek Donaldsonův
German:
  Dornbusch-Nachtschwalbe
Danish:
  Østafrikansk Natravn
Spanish:
  Chotacabras Espinero
Finnish:
  somaliankehrääjä
French:
  Engoulevent des épines
Icelandic:
  Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar
Italian:
  Succiacapre di Donaldson Smith
Japanese:
  himeyotaka
Japanese:
  ヒメヨタカ
Dutch:
  Doornstruiknachtzwaluw
Norwegian:
  Tornnattravn
Polish:
  lelek samotny
Portuguese:
  Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar
Russian:
  Дональдсонов козодой
Slovak:
  lelek tŕniar
Swedish:
  Donaldson-Smiths nattskärra
Chinese:
  德氏夜鹰


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   Donaldson Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   Donaldson Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Engoulevent des épines ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Engoulevent des épines ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
Clements 1st edition:
   Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
Clements 3rd edition:
   Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
Clements 4th edition:
   Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
Clements 6th edition:
   Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
Clements, version 2015:
   Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
Clements, version 2016:
   Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
Clements, version 2017:
   Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
eBird version 1.50:
   Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
eBird version 1.52:
   Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
eBird version 1.53:
   Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
eBird version 1.54:
   Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
eBird version 1.55:
   Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
eBird version 2015:
   Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
eBird version 2016:
   Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
eBird version 2017:
   Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Donaldson Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Donaldson Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Donaldson Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Donaldson Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (3/07/2017):
   Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Donaldson Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Donaldson Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Donaldson Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Donaldson Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Donaldson Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Donaldson Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Donaldson Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Donaldson Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Donaldson Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Donaldson Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Donaldson Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Donaldson Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Donaldson Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Donaldson Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Donaldson Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Donaldson Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Donaldson Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Donaldson Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Donaldson Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Donaldson Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Donaldson Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Donaldson Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
James Lee Peters:
    Caprimulgus donaldsoni
James Lee Peters (original):
    Caprimulgus donaldsoni
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Caprimulgus donaldsoni
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus donaldsoni)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Caprimulgus donaldsoni
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Caprimulgus donaldsoni

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Catalan: Enganyapastors de les espines
Czech: Lelek Donaldsonuv, lelek Donaldsonův
Danish: Østafrikansk Natravn
German: Dornbusch-Nachtrschwalbe, Dornbusch-Nachtschwalbe
English: Donaldson Smith's Nightjar, Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar
English (Kenya): Donaldson Smith's Nightjar
Spanish: Chotacabra de Donaldson, Chotacabras Espinero
Spanish (Spain): Chotacabras Espinero
Estonian: galla öösorr
Finnish: Somaliankehrääjä
French: Engoulevent des épines
Hungarian: Donaldson-lappantyú
Italian: Succiacapre di Donaldson, Succiacapre di Donaldson Smith
Japanese: himeyotaka
Japanese: ヒメヨタカ
Latin: Caprimulgus donaldsoni
Lithuanian: Donaldsono lėlys
Dutch: Doornstruiknachtzwaluw
Norwegian: Tornnattravn
Polish: lelek samotny
Russian: Дональдсонов козодой
Slovak: lelek tŕniar
Swedish: Donaldson-Smiths nattskärra
Swahili: Kirukanjia Mwekundu
Chinese: 德氏夜鹰
Chinese (Traditional): 史密斯氏夜鷹

 

         

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