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Sombre Nightjar
Caprimulgus fraenatus Salvadori, 1884
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Order:
  Caprimulgiformes
Family:
  Caprimulgidae
Genus:
  Caprimulgus

Scientific:
  Caprimulgus fraenatus

Citation:
  Salvadori, 1884

Reference:
  Ann.Mus.Civ.Stor.Nat.Genova 21 p.118

Protonym:
  Caprimulgus fraenatus

Avibase ID:
  E93A0F33DD2ACC11

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 555570

Geographic range:

  • Caprimulgus fraenatus: Ethiopia to nw Somalia, sw Kenya and ne Tanzania
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Sombre Nightjar
Czech:
  lelek východoafrický
German:
  Zügelnachtschwalbe
Danish:
  Sørgenatravn
Spanish:
  Chotacabras Oscuro
Finnish:
  ruskovyökehrääjä
French:
  Engoulevent sombre
Icelandic:
  Sombre Nightjar
Italian:
  Succiacapre scuro
Japanese:
  haiiroyotaka
Japanese:
  ハイイロヨタカ
Dutch:
  Grijsbruine Nachtzwaluw
Norwegian:
  Busknattravn
Polish:
  lelek bialowasy
Portuguese:
  Sombre Nightjar
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Sombre Nightjar
Russian:
  Уздечковый козодой
Slovak:
  lelek fúzatý
Swedish:
  busknattskärra
Chinese:
  乌夜鹰


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

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

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Caprimulgus [rufigena or fraenatus] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

Catalan: Enganyapastors embridat
Czech: Lelek tmavý, lelek východoafrický
Danish: Sørgenatravn
German: Zügelnachtschwalbe
English: Dark Nightjar, Dusky Nightjar, Kenya Rufous-cheeked Nightjar, Mt Kenya Nightjar, Sombre Nightjar
English (Kenya): Dusky Nightjar
Spanish: Chotacabra Sombría, Chotacabras Oscuro
Spanish (Spain): Chotacabras Oscuro
Estonian: kiltmaa-öösorr
Finnish: Ruskovyökehrääjä
French: Engoulevent sombre
Hungarian: kantáros lappantyú
Italian: Succiacapre fosco africano, Succiacapre scuro
Japanese: haiiroyotaka, hooakayotaka
Japanese: ハイイロヨタカ, ホオアカヨタカ
Latin: Caprimulgus fraenatus, Caprimulgus keniensis
Lithuanian: Dėmėtasparnis lėlys
Dutch: Grijsbruine Nachtzwaluw
Norwegian: Busknattravn
Polish: lelek bialowasy, lelek białowąsy
Russian: Уздечковый козодой
Slovak: lelek fúzatý
Swedish: busknattskärra, Mörk nattskärra
Swahili: Kirukanjia Kahawia
Chinese: 乌夜鹰
Chinese (Traditional): 烏夜鷹

 

         

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