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Spot-tailed Nightjar
Hydropsalis maculicaudus (Lawrence, 1862)
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Order:
  Caprimulgiformes
Family:
  Caprimulgidae
Genus:
  Hydropsalis

Scientific:
  Hydropsalis maculicaudus

Citation:
  (Lawrence, 1862)

Reference:
  Ann.Lyc.Nat.Hist.N.Y. 7 p.459

Protonym:
  Stenopsis maculicaudus

Avibase ID:
  28045DA0D3FB6B69

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/28045DA0

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 555560

Geographic range:

  • Hydropsalis maculicaudus: Locally from se Mexico to n Bolivia, e Paraguay and se Brazil
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Spot-tailed Nightjar
Czech:
  lelek kropenatý
German:
  Fleckschwanz-Nachtschwalbe
Danish:
  Haleplettet Natravn
Spanish:
  Chotacabras Colipinto
Finnish:
  kalottikehrääjä
French:
  Engoulevent à queue étoilée
Italian:
  Succiacapre codamacchiata
Japanese:
  madaraoyotaka
Japanese:
  マダラオヨタカ
Dutch:
  Vlekstaartnachtzwaluw
Norwegian:
  Flekkhalenattravn
Polish:
  lelek bialobrewy
Portuguese:
  Bacurau-pituí
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Bacurau-de-rabo-maculado
Russian:
  Пятнистохвостый козодой
Slovak:
  lelek škvrnochvostý
Swedish:
  fläckstjärtad nattskärra
Chinese:
  斑尾夜鹰


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Hydropsalis maculicaudus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Hydropsalis maculicaudus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Hydropsalis maculicaudus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Hydropsalis maculicaudus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Hydropsalis maculicaudus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Hydropsalis maculicaudus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 59th suppl.):
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Hydropsalis maculicaudus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Hydropsalis maculicaudus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Hydropsalis maculicaudus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Hydropsalis maculicaudus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Hydropsalis maculicaudus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Hydropsalis maculicaudus)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Hydropsalis maculicaudus)
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Hydropsalis maculicaudus)
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Hydropsalis maculicaudus)
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Hydropsalis maculicaudus)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Hydropsalis maculicaudus)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Engoulevent à queue étoilée ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Engoulevent à queue étoilée ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
Clements 1st edition:
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
Clements 3rd edition:
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
Clements 4th edition:
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
Clements 6th edition:
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Hydropsalis maculicaudus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Hydropsalis maculicaudus)
Clements, version 2015:
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Hydropsalis maculicaudus)
Clements, version 2016:
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Hydropsalis maculicaudus)
Clements, version 2017:
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Hydropsalis maculicaudus)
Clements, version 2018:
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Hydropsalis maculicaudus)
eBird version 1.50:
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
eBird version 1.52:
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
eBird version 1.53:
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
eBird version 1.54:
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Hydropsalis maculicaudus)
eBird version 1.55:
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Hydropsalis maculicaudus)
eBird version 2015:
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Hydropsalis maculicaudus)
eBird version 2016:
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Hydropsalis maculicaudus)
eBird version 2017:
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Hydropsalis maculicaudus)
eBird version 2018:
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Hydropsalis maculicaudus)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Hydropsalis maculicaudus)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Hydropsalis maculicaudus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Hydropsalis maculicaudus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Hydropsalis maculicaudus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Hydropsalis maculicaudus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Hydropsalis maculicaudus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Hydropsalis maculicaudus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Hydropsalis maculicaudus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Hydropsalis maculicaudus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Hydropsalis maculicaudus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Hydropsalis maculicaudus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Hydropsalis maculicaudus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Hydropsalis maculicaudus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Hydropsalis maculicaudus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Hydropsalis maculicaudus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Hydropsalis maculicaudus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Hydropsalis maculicaudus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Hydropsalis maculicaudus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Hydropsalis maculicaudus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Hydropsalis maculicaudus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Hydropsalis maculicaudus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Hydropsalis maculicaudus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Hydropsalis maculicaudus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Hydropsalis maculicaudus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Hydropsalis maculicaudus)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
James Lee Peters:
    Caprimulgus maculicaudus
James Lee Peters (original):
    Caprimulgus maculicaudus
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Caprimulgus maculicaudus
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus maculicaudus)
South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Hydropsalis maculicaudus)
South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Hydropsalis maculicaudus)
South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Hydropsalis maculicaudus)
South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Hydropsalis maculicaudus)
South American Classification Committee (22/04/2017):
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Hydropsalis maculicaudus)
South American Classification Committee (4/06/2018):
   Spot-tailed Nightjar ( Hydropsalis maculicaudus)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Caprimulgus maculicaudus
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Caprimulgus maculicaudus

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Catalan: Enganyapastors cuapintat
Czech: Lelek kropenatý
Danish: Haleplettet Natravn
German: Fleckenschwanz-Nachtschwalbe, Fleckschwanz-Nachtschwalbe
English: Pit-sweet, Spot tailed Nightjar, Spot-tailed Nightjar, Spotted-tail Pit-Sweet
Spanish: Atajacaminos cola manchada, Chotacabra de Cola Pintada, Chotacabras Colipinto, Guardacaminos Rabimanchado, Pocoyo Colimaculado, Pucuyo colimanchado, Tapacamino Cola Pinta, Tapacamino Colimanchado, Tapacaminos Sabanero
Spanish (Argentine): Atajacaminos enano
Spanish (Colombia): Aguaitacaminos colipintado, Aguaitacaminos rabimanchado, Gallinaciega colipintado, Gallinaciega rabimanchado, Guardacaminos colipintado, Guardacaminos Rabimanchado
Spanish (Spain): Chotacabras Colipinto
Spanish (Honduras): Pucuyo colimanchado
Spanish (Mexico): tapacamino cola pinta, Tapacamino Colimanchado, Tapacaminos Sabanero
Spanish (Nicaragua): Pocoyo Colimaculado
Spanish (Peru): Chotacabras de Cola Punteada
Spanish (Paraguay): Atajacaminos cola manchada
Spanish (Venezuela): Aguaitacamino Cola Pintada
Estonian: helmes-öösorr
Finnish: Kalottikehrääjä
French: Engoulevent à queue étoilée
Guarani: Yvyja'u mbatara, Yvyja'u-mbatara
Hungarian: foltosfarkú lappantyú
Italian: Succiacapre codamacchiata
Japanese: madaraoyotaka
Japanese: マダラオヨタカ
Latin: Caprimulgus maculicaudus, Hydropsalis maculicaudus, Stenopsis maculicaudus
Lithuanian: Dėmėtauodegis lėlys
Dutch: Vlekstaartnachtzwaluw
Norwegian: Flekkhalenattravn
Polish: lelek bialobrewy, lelek białobrewy, lelkowiec białobrewy
Portuguese: bacurau-de-cauda-pintada, Bacurau-de-rabo-maculado, Bacurau-pituí, bacurau-rabo-maculado
Portuguese (Brazil): bacurau-de-cauda-pintada, Bacurau-de-rabo-maculado, bacurau-pituí, bacurau-rabo-maculado
Portuguese (Portugal): Bacurau-de-sobre-maculado
Russian: Пятнистохвостый козодой
Slovak: lelek škvrnitochvostý, lelek škvrnochvostý
Sranan: Butabuta, Yorkafowru
Swedish: Fläckstjärtad nattskärra
Chinese: *斑尾夜鹰, 斑尾夜鹰, 点斑尾夜鹰
Chinese (Traditional): 點尾夜鷹

 

         

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