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Large-tailed Nightjar

Caprimulgus macrurus Horsfield, 1821

The Large-tailed Nightjar (Caprimulgus macrurus) is a species of nightjar in the Caprimulgidae family. It is found in Australia, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical mangrove forests, and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Caprimulgiformes
Family:
  Caprimulgidae
Genus:
  Caprimulgus

Scientific:
  Caprimulgus macrurus

Citation:
  Horsfield, 1821

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

Protonym:
  Caprimulgus macrurus

Avibase ID:
  04DDADF0515EECDA

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
Czech:
lelek indomalajský
German:
Langschwanz-Nachtschwalbe
Danish:
Orientalsk Natravn
Spanish:
Chotacabras Macruro
Finnish:
pitkäpyrstökehrääjä
French:
Engoulevent de Horsfield
Italian:
Succiacapre codalarga
Japanese:
obiroyotaka
Japanese:
オビロヨタカ
Dutch:
Horsfields Nachtzwaluw
Norwegian:
Hamrenattravn
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Hamrenatteramn
Polish:
lelek paskoglowy
Russian:
Козодой Хорсфильда
Slovak:
lelek veľkochvostý
Swedish:
bredstjärtad nattskärra
Ukrainian:
Дрімлюга великохвостий
Chinese:
长尾夜鹰


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Large-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus macrurus) [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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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
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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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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
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 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Large-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus macrurus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 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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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 1.52:
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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:
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eBird version 2016:
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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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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 and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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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 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 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 3.2:
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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:
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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:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
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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:
Large-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus macrurus) [version 1]
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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Other synonyms


Bengali: ল্যাঞ্জা রাতচরা
Catalan: Enganyapastors de Horsfield
Czech: lelek indomalajský, Lelek ostrovní
Danish: Orientalsk Natravn
German: Langschwanz-Nachtschwalbe
English: Coffinbird, Large tailed Nightjar, Large-tailed Nightjar, Long-tailed Nightjar, White-tailed Nightjar
English (IOC): Large-tailed Nightjar
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
Hungarian: Hosszúfarku lappantyú, szélesfarkú lappantyú
Indonesian: Burung Cabak Maling, Cabak maling
Italian: Succiacapre codalarga, Succiacapre codalunga
Japanese: 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
Malayalam: രാച്ചൌങ്ങന്‍ 
Malay: Burung Malas, Burung Tukang, Burung Tukang Kubur, Tukang, Tukang Kubur
Dutch: Horsfield-nachtzwaluw, Horsfields Nachtzwaluw
Norwegian Nynorsk: Hamrenatteramn
Norwegian: Hamrenattravn
Polish: lelek paskoglowy, lelek paskogłowy
Pinyin: cháng-wěi yè-yīng
Portuguese (Portugal): Noitibó-de-cauda-larga
Russian: Длиннохвостый козодой, Козодой Хорсфильда
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
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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