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Ladder-tailed Nightjar

Hydropsalis climacocerca (von Tschudi, 1844)

The Ladder-tailed Nightjar (Hydropsalis climacocerca) is a species of bird in the Caprimulgidae family, the nightjars. It is one of two species in the genus, Hydropsalis. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Caprimulgiformes
Family:
  Caprimulgidae
Genus:
  Hydropsalis

Scientific:
  Hydropsalis climacocerca

Citation:
  (von Tschudi, 1844)

Reference:
  Arch.Naturgesch. 10 p.269

Protonym:
  Caprimulgus climacocercus

Avibase ID:
  27032D1880C4B756

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/27032D18

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 555603

Geographic range:

  • Hydropsalis climacocerca climacocerca: Mainly along rivers from se Colombia to n Bolivia
  • Hydropsalis climacocerca schomburgki: Riverine habitats of e Venezuela to the Suriname
  • Hydropsalis climacocerca intercedens: central Brazil (Obidos region in western Pará)
  • Hydropsalis climacocerca pallidior: N-central Brazil (Santarém region of w Pará)
  • Hydropsalis climacocerca canescens: N-central Brazil (lower Rio Tapajós region of w Pará)
English:
Ladder-tailed Nightjar
Czech:
lelek rezavolímcový
German:
Staffelschwanz-Nachtschwalbe
Danish:
Stigehale
Spanish:
Chotacabras de Escalera
Finnish:
pihtipyrstökehrääjä
French:
Engoulevent trifide
Italian:
Succiacapre scalare
Japanese:
mataoyotaka
Japanese:
マタオヨタカ
Dutch:
Trapstaartnachtzwaluw
Norwegian:
Gaffelnattravn
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Gaffelnatteramn
Polish:
dziwolotek widloogonowy
Portuguese:
Acurana
Portuguese (Brazil):
Acurana
Russian:
Южноамерик-ский острохвостый козодой
Slovak:
lelek riečny
Swedish:
gaffelstjärtsnattskärra
Ukrainian:
Дрімлюга-вилохвіст колумбійський
Chinese:
梯尾夜鹰


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Ladder-tailed Nightjar ( Hydropsalis climacocerca) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Ladder-tailed Nightjar ( Hydropsalis climacocerca) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Ladder-tailed Nightjar ( Hydropsalis climacocerca) [version 1]
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 00:
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Birdlife checklist version 01:
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Birdlife checklist version 02:
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Birdlife checklist version 03:
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Birdlife checklist version 04:
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Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Ladder-tailed Nightjar ( Hydropsalis climacocerca) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
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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):
Ladder-tailed Nightjar ( Hydropsalis climacocerca) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Ladder-tailed Nightjar ( Hydropsalis climacocerca) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Engoulevent trifide ( Hydropsalis climacocerca) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Engoulevent trifide ( Hydropsalis climacocerca) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
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Clements 3rd edition:
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Clements 4th edition:
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Clements 5th edition (as published):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
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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. 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 2nd edition:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
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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 (vol 1-16):
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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 1.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
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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 2.6:
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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 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 6.3:
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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:
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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
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James Lee Peters:
Hydropsalis climacocerca [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Hydropsalis climacocerca [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Hydropsalis climacocerca [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Ladder-tailed Nightjar ( Hydropsalis climacocerca) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
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Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
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South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
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South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
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South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
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South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
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South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
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South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
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South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
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South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
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South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
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South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
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South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
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South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
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South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
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South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
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South American Classification Committee (22/04/2017):
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South American Classification Committee (4/06/2018):
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South American Classification Committee (6/06/2019):
Ladder-tailed Nightjar ( Hydropsalis climacocerca) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Hydropsalis climacocerca [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Hydropsalis climacocerca [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Catalan: Enganyapastors trident
Czech: Lelek klínoocasý, lelek rezavolímcový
Danish: Stigehale
German: Staffelschwanz-Nachtschwalbe
English: Ladder tailed Nightjar, Ladder-tailed Nightjar
English (IOC): Ladder-tailed Nightjar
Spanish: Aguaitacamino Grisáceo, Chotacabras de Escalera, Dormilón Coludo Blanco, Guardacaminos Rabilargo
Spanish (Colombia): Aguaitacaminos rabiblanco, Aguaitacaminos rabilargo, Gallinaciega rabiblanco, Gallinaciega rabilargo, Guardacaminos rabiblanco, Guardacaminos Rabilargo
Spanish (Ecuador): Chotacabras Coliescalera
Spanish (Spain): Chotacabras de Escalera
Spanish (HBW): Ladder-tailed Nightjar
Spanish (Peru): Chotacabras de Cola Escalera
Spanish (Venezuela): Aguaitacamino Grisáceo
Estonian: lõhissaba-öösorr
Finnish: Pihtipyrstökehrääjä
French: Engoulevent trifide
Hungarian: létrafarkú lappantyú
Italian: Succiacapre codagraduata, Succiacapre scalare
Japanese: mataoyotaka
Japanese: マタオヨタカ
Scientific: Caprimulgus climacocercus, Hydropsalis climacocerca, Hydropsalis climacocerca climacocerca
Lithuanian: Pietų Amerikos lėlys
Dutch: Trapstaartnachtzwaluw
Norwegian Nynorsk: Gaffelnatteramn
Norwegian: Gaffelnattravn
Wayampi: Kulawaisu
Polish: Dziwoletek widłoogonowy, dziwolotek widloogonowy, dziwolotek widłoogonowy, lelkowiec widłoogonowy
Portuguese: Acurana, acuraua, curiango-claro
Portuguese (Brazil): Acurana, acuraua, curiango-claro
Portuguese (Portugal): Acurana
Russian: Венесуэльский козодой, Южноамериканский острохвостый козодой, Южноамерик-ский острохвостый козодой
Slovak: lelek riečny
Serbian: Leganj stepenastog repa
Sranan: Butabuta, Yorkafowru
Swedish: gaffelstjärtnattskärra, gaffelstjärtsnattskärra, Stegstjärtnattskärra
Ukrainian: Дрімлюга-вилохвіст колумбійський
Chinese: 梯尾夜鹰
Chinese (Traditional): 梯尾夜鷹

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