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Large-tailed Nightjar
Caprimulgus macrurus Horsfield, 1821
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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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Source: Clements checklist

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
Polish:
  lelek paskoglowy
Russian:
  Козодой Хорсфильда
Slovak:
  lelek veľkochvostý
Swedish:
  bredstjärtad nattskärra
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):
   Large-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus macrurus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Large-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus macrurus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Large-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus macrurus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Large-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus macrurus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Large-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus macrurus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Large-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus macrurus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Large-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus macrurus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Large-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus macrurus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Large-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus macrurus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
   Large-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus macrurus) [version 1]
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:
   Large-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus macrurus) [version 1]
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:
   Large-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus macrurus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
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Clements, version 2017:
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Clements, version 2018:
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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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Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Large-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus macrurus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Large-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus macrurus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
   Large-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus macrurus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Large-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus macrurus) [version 1]
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 2.6:
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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 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 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:
   Large-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus macrurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
   Large-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus macrurus)
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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