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Spotted Nightjar

Eurostopodus argus Hartert, EJO 1892

The spotted nightjar is a species of nightjar in the family Caprimulgidae. It inhabits much of mainland Australia and has also been found in several Indonesian islands. Its natural habitats are open forests and woodlands, scrub, spinifex and tussock grassland, savannah woodland and mangroves. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Caprimulgiformes
Family:
  Caprimulgidae
Genus:
   Eurostopodus
Scientific:
  Eurostopodus argus


Original description

Citation:
  Hartert, EJO 1892

Reference:
   Cat. Birds Brit. Mus. 16 p.607,608

Protonym:
  Eurostopodus argus

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/8348409


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  28BD3EB7C0896C98

Avibase ID:
  avibase-28BD3EB7

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/28BD3EB7


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 555531

Geographic range:

  • Eurostopodus argus: Australia (except e coast); winters to Aru Is. and Lesser Sundas
English:
Spotted Nightjar
Catalan:
Enganyapastors argus
Czech:
lelek australský
Danish:
Plettet Hornnatravn
German:
Argusnachtschwalbe
Spanish:
Chotacabras Argos
Spanish (Spain):
Chotacabras Argos
Finnish:
kirjokehrääjä
French:
Engoulevent argus
Croatian:
pjegavi leganj
Hungarian:
árgus lappantyú
Italian:
Succiacapre macchiato
Japanese (romaji):
higenashiyotaka
Japanese:
ヒゲナシヨタカ
Lithuanian:
Dėmėtasis Pietų Azijos lėlys
Dutch:
Argusnachtzwaluw
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Argusnatteramn
Norwegian:
Argusnattravn
Polish:
rogatnik kropkowany
Portuguese:
Noitibó-malhado
Russian:
Козодой-аргус
Slovak:
nočnár škvrnitý
Serbian:
Pegavi leganj
Swedish:
argusnattskärra
Ukrainian:
Ночнар австралійський
Chinese:
斑毛腿夜鹰
Chinese (Traditional):
斑紋毛腿夜鷹


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Spotted Eared-nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Spotted Eared-nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Spotted Eared-nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Spotted Eared-nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Spotted Eared-nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Spotted Eared-nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Spotted Eared-nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Spotted Eared-nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Spotted Eared-nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
Christidis and Boles (2008): Systematics and Taxonomy of Australian Birds:
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Engoulevent argus ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Engoulevent argus ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus guttatus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2022:
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus guttatus) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
eBird version 2022:
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.2:
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus guttatus) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Eurostopodus guttatus [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Eurostopodus guttatus [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Eurostopodus guttatus [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Spotted Eared-Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Spotted Eared-Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Spotted Eared-Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Spotted Nightjar ( Eurostopodus argus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Eurostopodus argus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Eurostopodus argus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Catalan: Enganyapastors argus
Czech: lelek australský, Lelek teckovaný
Danish: Plettet Hornnatravn
German: Argus Nachtschwalbe, Argusnachtschwalbe
English: Spotted Eared Nightjar, Spotted Eared-Nightjar, Spotted Nightjar
English, HBW: Spotted Nightjar
English (IOC): Spotted Nightjar
English (United States): Spotted Nightjar
Spanish: Chotacabra Manchada, Chotacabras Argos
Spanish (Spain): Chotacabras Argos
Spanish (HBW): Spotted Nightjar
Estonian: kõnnu-tanusorr
Finnish: Kirjokehrääjä
French: Engoulevent argus
Croatian: pjegavi leganj
Hungarian: árgus lappantyú, Foltos lappantyú
Indonesian: Taktarau Tutul
Italian: Succiacapre macchiato, Succiacapre maculato
Japanese (romaji): higenashiyotaka
Japanese: ヒゲナシヨタカ
Scientific: Caprimulgus guttatus, Eurostopodus argus, Eurostopodus argus argus, Eurostopodus argus guttatus, Eurostopodus guttatus
Lithuanian: Dėmėtasis Pietų Azijos lėlys
Dutch: Argusnachtzwaluw
Norwegian Nynorsk: Argusnatteramn
Norwegian: Argusnattravn
Polish: rogatnik kropkowany
Portuguese: Noitibó-malhado
Portuguese (Portugal): noitibó-malhado
Russian: Козодой-аргус, Пятнистый южноазиатский козодой
Slovak: Lelek škvrnitý, nocnár škvrnitý, nočnár škvrnitý
Serbian: Pegavi leganj
Swedish: argusnattskärra, Fläckig öronnattskärra
Turkish: Argus çobanaldatanı
Ukrainian: Ночнар австралійський
Chinese: 斑毛腿夜鹰
Chinese (Traditional): 斑紋毛腿夜鷹

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