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Egyptian Nightjar
Caprimulgus aegyptius Lichtenstein, MHC, 1823
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Order:
  Caprimulgiformes
Family:
  Caprimulgidae
Genus:
  Caprimulgus

Scientific:
  Caprimulgus aegyptius

Citation:
  Lichtenstein, MHC, 1823

Reference:
  Verz.Doubl.Zool.Mus.Berlin p.59

Protonym:
  Caprimulgus aegyptius

Avibase ID:
  2F7F024457A842B1

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/2F7F0244

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 555572

Geographic range:

  • Caprimulgus aegyptius aegyptius: NE Egypt and Arabia to w China, w Pakistan and se Iran
  • Caprimulgus aegyptius saharae: Morocco to Nile Delta; winters in western Sahel
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Egyptian Nightjar
Czech:
  lelek světlý
German:
  Pharaonenziegenmelker
Danish:
  Ørkennatravn
Spanish:
  Chotacabras Egipcio
Finnish:
  aavikkokehrääjä
French:
  Engoulevent du désert
Icelandic:
  Niðfari
Italian:
  Succiacapre isabellino
Japanese:
  ejiputoyotaka
Japanese:
  エジプトヨタカ
Dutch:
  Egyptische Nachtzwaluw
Norwegian:
  Ørkennattravn
Polish:
  lelek egipski
Portuguese:
  Noitibó-egípcio
Russian:
  Буланый козодой
Slovak:
  lelek žltkavý
Swedish:
  ökennattskärra
Chinese:
  埃及夜鹰


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   Egyptian Nightjar ( Caprimulgus aegyptius) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   Egyptian Nightjar ( Caprimulgus aegyptius) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   Egyptian Nightjar ( Caprimulgus aegyptius) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
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African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
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African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   Egyptian Nightjar ( Caprimulgus aegyptius) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Egyptian Nightjar ( Caprimulgus aegyptius) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Egyptian Nightjar ( Caprimulgus aegyptius) [version 1]
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):
   Egyptian Nightjar ( Caprimulgus aegyptius) [version 1]
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):
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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):
   Egyptian Nightjar ( Caprimulgus aegyptius) [version 1]
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition):
   Egyptian Nightjar ( Caprimulgus aegyptius) [version 1]
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition, incl. Jan 2009 suppl.):
   Egyptian Nightjar ( Caprimulgus aegyptius) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Engoulevent du désert ( Caprimulgus aegyptius) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Engoulevent du désert ( Caprimulgus aegyptius) [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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eBird version 1.50:
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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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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Egyptian Nightjar ( Caprimulgus aegyptius) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
   Egyptian Nightjar ( Caprimulgus aegyptius) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
    Caprimulgus aegyptius [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Caprimulgus aegyptius [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Caprimulgus aegyptius [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Egyptian Nightjar ( Caprimulgus aegyptius) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Egyptian Nightjar ( Caprimulgus aegyptius) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Egyptian Nightjar ( Caprimulgus aegyptius) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Caprimulgus aegyptius [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Caprimulgus aegyptius [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Arabic: السبد المصري, السُّبَد المصري
Catalan: Enganyapastors d'Egipte
Czech: Lelek egyptský, lelek světlý
Danish: Ørkennatravn
German: Aegyptischer Ziegenmelker, Pharaonen Nachtschwalbe, Pharaonen Ziegenmelker, Pharaonennachtschwalbe, Pharaonenziegenmelker
English: Egyptian Nightjar
Esperanto: egipta kaprimulgo
Spanish: Chotacabra Egipcia, Chotacabras egipcio, Chotacabras Sahariano
Spanish (Spain): Chotacabras Egipcio
Estonian: kõrbe-öösorr
Persian: شبگرد مصری , شبگرد مصری (بیابانی)
Finnish: Aavikkokehrääjä
French: Engoulevent d'Égypte, Engoulevent du désert, Engoulevent du Sahara
Hebrew: תחמס מצרי
Croatian: Egipatski leganj
Hungarian: Egyiptomi lappantyú, sivatagi lappantyú
Icelandic: Niðfari
Italian: Succiacapre isabellino
Japanese: ejiputoyotaka
Japanese: エジプトヨタカ
Georgian: ეგვიპტური უფეხურა
Kazakh: Қылањ тентекқұс
Latin: Caprimulgus aegyptius, Caprimulgus aegyptius aegyptius
Lithuanian: Egiptinis lelys, Egiptinis lėlys
Latvian: Ēģiptes vakarlēpis
Maltese: Buqrajq Abjad
Dutch: Agyptische nachtzwaluw, Egyptische Nachtzwaluw
Norwegian: Egyptnattravn, Ørkennattravn
Polish: Lelek, lelek egipski
Portuguese: Noitibó-do-deserto, Noitibó-egípcio
Portuguese (Portugal): Noitibó-do-deserto
Russian: Bulany Kozodoy, Буланный козодой, Буланый козодой, Козодой буланый
Sindhi: ٙجڂ ىَ ډٞ يَ ) ا ةث يبني(
Slovak: lelek žltkavý
Slovenian: egipčanska podhujka
Serbian: Egipatski leganj
Swedish: Ökennattskärra
Turkish: çöl çobanaldatanı, Mısır Çobanaldatan
Ukrainian: Дрімлюга буланий
Chinese: 埃及夜鹰
Chinese (Traditional): 埃及夜鷹

 

         

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