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Large-tailed Nightjar

Caprimulgus macrurus Horsfield, T 1821

The large-tailed nightjar is a species of nightjar in the family Caprimulgidae. It is found along the southern Himalayan foothills, eastern South Asia, Southeast Asia and northern Australia. This species is a resident of the countries of Australia, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Timor-Leste and Vietnam. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest, subtropical or tropical mangrove forest, and subtropical or tropical moist montane forest. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Caprimulgiformes
Family:
  Caprimulgidae
Genus:
   Caprimulgus
Scientific:
  Caprimulgus macrurus


Original description

Citation:
  Horsfield, T 1821

Reference:
   Trans. Linn. Soc. London (1), 13 p.142

Protonym:
  Caprimulgus macrurus

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/754875


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  04DDADF0515EECDA

Avibase ID:
  avibase-04DDADF0

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/04DDADF0


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 555578

Geographic range:

  • Caprimulgus macrurus macrurus: Java and Bali
  • Caprimulgus macrurus albonotatus: NE Pakistan and n India to Bhutan and Bangladesh
  • Caprimulgus macrurus bimaculatus: NE India to s China, Sumatra and Riau Archipelago
  • Caprimulgus macrurus johnsoni: S Philippines (Palawan, Busuanga and Culion)
  • Caprimulgus macrurus salvadorii: N Borneo, Labuan, Balambangan, Banguey and s Sula islands
  • Caprimulgus macrurus schlegelii: Wallacea, New Guinea, New Britain and coastal n Australia
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English:
Large-tailed Nightjar
Catalan:
Enganyapastors de Horsfield
Czech:
lelek indomalajský
Danish:
Orientalsk Natravn
German:
Langschwanz-Nachtschwalbe
Spanish:
Chotacabras Macruro
Spanish (Spain):
Chotacabras Macruro
Finnish:
pitkäpyrstökehrääjä
French:
Engoulevent de Horsfield
Croatian:
šareni leganj
Hungarian:
szélesfarkú lappantyú
Italian:
Succiacapre codalarga
Japanese (romaji):
obiroyotaka
Japanese:
オビロヨタカ
Lithuanian:
Stambiauodegis lėlys
Dutch:
Horsfields Nachtzwaluw
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Hamrenatteramn
Norwegian:
Hamrenattravn
Polish:
lelek paskogłowy
Portuguese:
Noitibó-de-cauda-larga
Russian:
Длиннохвостый козодой
Slovak:
lelek veľkochvostý
Serbian:
Repati leganj
Swedish:
bredstjärtad nattskärra
Ukrainian:
Дрімлюга великохвостий
Chinese:
长尾夜鹰
Chinese (Traditional):
長尾夜鷹


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Large-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus macrurus)
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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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Large-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus macrurus) [version 1]
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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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Large-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus macrurus) [version 1]
Christidis and Boles (2008): Systematics and Taxonomy of Australian Birds:
Large-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus macrurus)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Engoulevent de Horsfield ( Caprimulgus macrurus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Large-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus macrurus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition:
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 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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Clements, version 2015:
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Clements, version 2016:
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Clements, version 2017:
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Clements, version 2018:
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Clements, version 2019:
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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 1.55:
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eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
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eBird version 2019:
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eBird version 2021:
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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 Alive (31/01/2015):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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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 8.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
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Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
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Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
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Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Caprimulgus macrurus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Caprimulgus macrurus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

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

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Bengali: রযাঞ্জা যাতচযা , ল্যাঞ্জা রাতচরা
Bengali (transliteration): lyāñjā rātacarā
Catalan: Enganyapastors cuagròs, Enganyapastors de Horsfield
Czech: lelek indomalajský, Lelek ostrovní
Welsh: Troellwr cynffonhir Asia
Danish: Orientalsk Natravn
German: Langschwanz-Nachtschwalbe
English: Coffinbird, Large tailed Nightjar, Large-tailed Nightjar, Long-tailed Nightjar, White-tailed Nightjar
English, HBW: Large-tailed Nightjar
English (IOC): Large-tailed Nightjar
English (United States): Large-tailed Nightjar
Esperanto: Grandvosta kaprimulgo
Spanish: Chotacabra de Cola Larga, Chotacabras Macruro
Spanish (Spain): Chotacabras Macruro
Spanish (HBW): Large-tailed Nightjar
Estonian: kagu-öösorr
Finnish: Pitkäpyrstökehrääjä
French: Engoulevent à longue queue, Engoulevent de Horsfield
Frisian: Breedsturtdeislieper
Galician: Noiteboa de rabo largo
Croatian: šareni leganj
Hungarian: Hosszúfarku lappantyú, szélesfarkú lappantyú
Indonesian: Burung Cabak Maling, Cabak maling
Italian: Succiacapre codalarga, Succiacapre codalunga
Japanese (romaji): o-biro yo-taka, obiroyotaka
Japanese: オビロヨタカ
Japanese (Kanji): 尾広夜鷹, 尾広怪鴟, 尾広蚊母鳥
Scientific: Caprimulgus macrurus, Caprimulgus macrurus macrurus
Lithuanian: Stambiauodegis lėlys
Latvian: Vakarlēpis
Malayalam: രാച്ചൌങ്ങന്‍ 
Malay: Burung Malas, Burung Tukang, Burung Tukang Kubur, Tukang, Tukang Kubur
Nepali: लामपुच्छ«े चैतेचरा
Dutch: Breedstaartnachtzwaluw, Horsfield-nachtzwaluw, Horsfields Nachtzwaluw
Norwegian Nynorsk: Hamrenatteramn
Norwegian: Hamrenattravn
Polish: lelek paskoglowy, lelek paskogłowy
Pinyin: cháng-wěi yè-yīng
Portuguese: Noitibó-de-cauda-larga
Portuguese (Portugal): Noitibó-de-cauda-larga
Rhaeto-Romance: Chavret da la cua largia
Russian: Длиннохвостый козодой, Козодой Хорсфильда
Northern Sami: Govdabađoščahran
Slovak: lelek veľkochvostý
Serbian: Repati leganj
Swedish: bredstjärtad nattskärra, Storstjärtad nattskärra
Thai: นกกะบ้าหางยาว, นกตบยุงหางยาว
Thai (Transliteration): nók kà-bâa hăaŋ-yaaw, nók tòp-yuŋ hăaŋ-yaaw
Turkish: Koca kuyruklu çobanaldatan
Ukrainian: Дрімлюга великохвостий
Vietnamese: Chim Cú muỗi đuôi dài, Cú muỗi đuôi dài, Cú muỗi đuôi dài, Chim ục
Chinese: 长尾夜鹰
Chinese (Traditional): 長尾夜鷹

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