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Eurasian Nightjar
Caprimulgus europaeus Linnaeus, 1758
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Order:
  Caprimulgiformes
Family:
  Caprimulgidae
Genus:
  Caprimulgus

Scientific:
  Caprimulgus europaeus

Citation:
  Linnaeus, 1758

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.193

Protonym:
  Caprimulgus europaeus

Avibase ID:
  D648523706523437

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 555569

Geographic range:

  • Caprimulgus europaeus europaeus: N and c Europe to n Asia and L. Baikal area; winters to Africa
  • Caprimulgus europaeus meridionalis: Mediterranean basin to nw Iran and Caspian Sea
  • Caprimulgus europaeus unwini: Iraq and Iran to w Tien Shan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan
  • Caprimulgus europaeus sarudnyi: E side of Caspian Sea (Kazakhstan) to Altai Mountains
  • Caprimulgus europaeus plumipes: NW China to w Mongolia
  • Caprimulgus europaeus dementievi: NE Mongolia and s Transbaikalia
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Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Eurasian Nightjar
Czech:
  lelek lesní
German:
  Ziegenmelker
Danish:
  Natravn
Spanish:
  Chotacabras Europeo
Finnish:
  kehrääjä
French:
  Engoulevent d'Europe
Icelandic:
  Náttfari
Italian:
  Succiacapre
Japanese:
  yo-roppayotaka
Japanese:
  ヨーロッパヨタカ
Dutch:
  Nachtzwaluw
Norwegian:
  Nattravn
Polish:
  lelek
Portuguese:
  Noitibó da Europa
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Eurasian Nightjar
Russian:
  Обыкновенный козодой
Slovak:
  lelek lesný
Swedish:
  nattskärra
Chinese:
  欧亚夜鹰


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

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

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Europese Naguil
Arabic: السبد الأوروبي, السُّبَد, السُّبَد مسهي الرعيان
Asturian: Paparrosolla
Azerbaijani: Adi keçisağan
Belarusian: Звычайны ляляк
Bulgarian: Европейски козодой, Козодой
Breton: An adren Europa
Catalan: Enganapastors, Enganyapastors, Enganyapastors comú
Catalan (Balears): Enganapastors
Czech: Lelek lesní
Welsh: Aderyn y dröell, Aderyn-yr-eira, Brân y nos, Gafr, Gafr y gors, Gwalch y nos, Gwennol y nos, Rhodor, Troellwr, Troellwr mawr, Wil nyddwr
Danish: Natravn
German: Nachtschwalbe, Ziegenmelker, Ziegenmelker 7 Nachtschwalbe
Greek: (Ευρωπαϊκό) Γιδοβύζι, Γιδοβύζι, Νυκτοπούλλι
Greek (Cypriot): Νυκτοπούλλι
English: Common Nightjar, Eurasian Nighjar, Eurasian Nightjar, European Nightjar, European Nigthjar, Nightjar
English (India): Eurasian Nightjar (European Nightjar)
English (Kenya): Eurasian Nightjar
Esperanto: eûropa kaprimulgo, Eŭropa kaprimulgo
Spanish: Chotacabra Gris de Europa, Chotacabras Europeo, Chotacabras Gris, Chotacbras Gris
Spanish (Spain): Chotacabras Gris
Estonian: Öösorr
Basque: Enganyapastors, Zata arrunt, Zata arrunta
Persian: شبگرد معمولی
Finnish: Kehrääjä
Faroese: Náttkjarra
French: Engoulevent d’Europe, Engoulevent d'Europe, Engulevent d'Europe
Irish: Tuirne Lín, Túirne lín
Gaelic: Sgraicheag Oidhche
Galician: Avenoiteira cincenta, Enganyapastors, noiteboa cincenta
Manx: Screeaghag oie, Ushag ny Hoie
Hebrew: תחמס אירופאי, תחמס אירופי
Croatian: Leganj, Leganj mračnjak
Hungarian: Lappantyú
Armenian: [Sovorakan Aytskit ], Այծկի , Սովորական Այծկիթ
Icelandic: Náttfari
Italian: Succiacapre, Succiacapre eurasiatico, Succiacapre europeo
Japanese: yoaroppayotaka, yōroppa yo-taka, yo-roppayotaka, Youroppa yo-taka
Japanese: ヨアロッパヨタカ, ヨーロッパヨタカ
Japanese (Kanji): ヨーロッパ夜鷹 ~ ヨーロッパ蚊母鳥 ~ ヨーロッパ怪鴟
Georgian: ჩვეულებრივი ბოლოკარკაზი, ჩვეულებრივი უფეხურა
Khakas: Алартха, Алығ хартыға, хайлачан хус
Kazakh: Кәдімгі тентекқұс
Kazakh (Transliteration): kädimgi tentek-qus
Cornish: Troyller
Kwangali: Rumbamba
Latin: Caprimulgus europaeus
Luxembourgish: Fléimouk
Lithuanian: Europinis lėlys, Lelys, Lėlys, Naktinyčia
Latvian: Lēcis, Lēlis, Lēpis, Vakarlēpis
Macedonian: Козарец, Ноќна ластовица
Mongolian: Өрнийн эргүүбор, Эргүү бор
Mongolian (Bichig): ᠦᠷᠦᠨ᠎ᠡ ᠵᠢᠨ ᠡᠷᠬᠢᠭᠦᠦ ᠪᠣᠷᠣ
Mongolian (Bichig, Inner Mongolia): ᠡᠷᠬᠢᠭᠦᠦ ᠪᠣᠷᠣ
Mongolian (Transliteration): ergüü bor, örniŋ ergüü-bor
Maltese: Buqrajq
Dutch: Nachtzwaluw
Norwegian: Kveldknarr, Nattravn
Polish: lelek, lelek (zwyczajny), Lelek kozodój, Lelek zwyczajny, Wlochatka, Włochatka
Pinyin: ōu yè-yīng, ōu-yà yè-yīng
Portuguese: Noitibó, Noitibó da Europa, Noitibó-cinzento, Noitibó-da-europa
Portuguese (Portugal): Noitibó-cinzento
Romansh: Chavret
Romanian: Caprimulg
Russian: Obyknovenny Kozodoy, Козодой обыкновенный, Обыкновенный козодой, Обыкновенный козодой - Козодой
Scots: Sgraicheag oidhche
Slovak: lelek lesný, lelek lesný/lelek obyčajný, Lelek obyčajný
Slovenian: legen, podhujka
Shona: Datiwa
Albanian: Cingërrimi i natës, Dallëndyshe nate, Dallëndyshe natë
Serbian: kozodoj, leganj, leganj mracnjak, leganj mračnjak, Prileguša, Козодоj, Козодој, Легањ, Легањj, Помракуша, Прилегуса, Прилегуша
Sotho, Southern: Semanama
Swedish: Nattskärra
Swahili: Kirukanjia wa Ulaya
Tswana: Leubauba
Turkish: Çobanaldatan, Кәдімгі тентекқұс
Tsonga: Mahulwana
Tuvinian: Аза кужу, докпак чаак, кыргырааш, Өшку-саар
Ukrainian: Дрімлюга
Xhosa: Udebeza
Chinese: [Ou ye-ying], [Ou-ya ye-ying], [Ouzhou ye-ying], 欧亚夜鹰, 欧夜鹰, 欧洲夜鹰
Chinese (Traditional): 歐亞夜鶯, 歐夜鶯
Zulu: uZavolo

 

         

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