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Silky-tailed Nightjar

Antrostomus sericocaudatus (Cassin, 1849)

The Silky-tailed Nightjar (Antrostomus sericocaudatus) is a species of nightjar in the Caprimulgidae family. It is found in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay, and Peru. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Caprimulgiformes
Family:
  Caprimulgidae
Genus:
  Antrostomus

Scientific:
  Antrostomus sericocaudatus

Citation:
  (Cassin, 1849)

Reference:
  Proc.Acad.Nat.Sci.Philadelphia 4(1848) p.238

Protonym:
  Antrostomus serico-caudatis

Avibase ID:
  2FEC9A380FF6A5CB

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/2FEC9A38

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 555555

Geographic range:

  • Antrostomus sericocaudatus sericocaudatus: SE Brazil to e Paraguay and ne Argentina
  • Antrostomus sericocaudatus mengeli: N Peru to nw Bolivia and n Brazil
English:
Silky-tailed Nightjar
Czech:
lelek hedvábný
German:
Seidennachtschwalbe
Danish:
Silkehalenatravn
Spanish:
Chotacabras Coladeseda
Finnish:
silkkikehrääjä
French:
Engoulevent à queue de soie
Italian:
Succiacapre sericeo
Japanese:
maruoyotaka
Japanese:
マルオヨタカ
Dutch:
Zijdestaartnachtzwaluw
Norwegian:
Silkestjertnattravn
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Silkestjertnatteramn
Polish:
lelek jedwabisty
Portuguese:
Bacurau-cauda-de-seda
Portuguese (Brazil):
Bacurau-rabo-de-seda
Russian:
Шелкохвостый козодой
Slovak:
lelek hodvábny
Swedish:
silkesstjärtad nattskärra
Ukrainian:
Дрімлюга парагвайський
Chinese:
丝尾夜鹰


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Antrostomus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Antrostomus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Antrostomus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Antrostomus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Antrostomus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Antrostomus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Antrostomus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Antrostomus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Antrostomus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Antrostomus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Antrostomus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Engoulevent à queue de soie ( Caprimulgus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Engoulevent à queue de soie ( Caprimulgus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Antrostomus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Antrostomus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Antrostomus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Antrostomus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Antrostomus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Antrostomus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Antrostomus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Antrostomus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Antrostomus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Antrostomus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Antrostomus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Antrostomus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Antrostomus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Antrostomus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Antrostomus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Antrostomus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Antrostomus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Antrostomus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Antrostomus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Antrostomus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Antrostomus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Antrostomus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Antrostomus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Antrostomus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Antrostomus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Antrostomus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Antrostomus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Antrostomus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Antrostomus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Antrostomus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Antrostomus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Antrostomus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Antrostomus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Antrostomus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Antrostomus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Antrostomus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Antrostomus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Antrostomus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Antrostomus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Antrostomus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Antrostomus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Antrostomus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Antrostomus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Antrostomus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Antrostomus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Antrostomus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Antrostomus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Antrostomus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Antrostomus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Antrostomus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
SIlky-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Caprimulgus serico-caudatis [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Caprimulgus serico-caudatis serico-caudatis [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Caprimulgus serico-caudatis serico-caudatis [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus sericocaudatus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus sericocaudatus)
South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus sericocaudatus)
South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus sericocaudatus)
South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus sericocaudatus)
South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus sericocaudatus)
South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus sericocaudatus)
South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus sericocaudatus)
South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Antrostomus sericocaudatus)
South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Antrostomus sericocaudatus)
South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Antrostomus sericocaudatus)
South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Antrostomus sericocaudatus)
South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Antrostomus sericocaudatus)
South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Antrostomus sericocaudatus)
South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Antrostomus sericocaudatus)
South American Classification Committee (22/04/2017):
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Antrostomus sericocaudatus)
South American Classification Committee (4/06/2018):
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Antrostomus sericocaudatus)
South American Classification Committee (6/06/2019):
Silky-tailed Nightjar ( Antrostomus sericocaudatus)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Caprimulgus sericocaudatus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Antrostomus sericocaudatus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Antrostomus [sericocaudatus, salvini, badius] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Catalan: Enganyapastors cua de seda
Czech: lelek hedvábný, Lelek lesklý
Danish: Silkehalenatravn
German: Seidennachtschwalbe, Seiden-Nachtschwalbe
English: Silky tailed Nightjar, Silky-tailed Nightjar
English (IOC): Silky-tailed Nightjar
Spanish: Atajacaminos ahumado, Atajacaminos ahumadom, Atajacaminos oscuro, Chotacabra Oscura, Chotacabras Coladeseda
Spanish (Argentine): Atajacaminos oscuro
Spanish (Spain): Chotacabras Coladeseda
Spanish (HBW): Silky-tailed Nightjar
Spanish (Peru): Chotacabras Cola de Seda
Spanish (Paraguay): Atajacaminos ahumado
Estonian: siid-öösorr
Finnish: Silkkikehrääjä
French: Engoulevent à queue de soie
Guarani: Kuriango
Hungarian: selymes lappantyú
Italian: Succiacapre codadiseta, Succiacapre sericeo
Japanese: maruoyotaka
Japanese: マルオヨタカ
Scientific: Antrostomus serico-caudatis, Antrostomus sericocaudatus, Caprimulgus serico-caudatis, Caprimulgus serico-caudatis serico-caudatis, Caprimulgus sericocaudatus, Caprimulgus sericocaudatus sericocaudatus
Lithuanian: Šilkauodegis lėlys
Dutch: Zijdestaartnachtzwaluw
Norwegian Nynorsk: Silkestjertnatteramn
Norwegian: Silkestjertnattravn
Polish: lelek jedwabisty, lelkowiec jedwabisty
Portuguese: Bacurau-cauda-de-seda, bacurau-rabo-de-seda, curiango
Portuguese (Brazil): Bacurau-rabo-de-seda, curiango
Portuguese (Portugal): Bacurau-rabo-de-seda
Russian: Шелкохвостый козодой
Slovak: lelek hodvábnochvostý, lelek hodvábny
Serbian: Svilorepi leganj
Swedish: Silkesstjärtad nattskärra
Ukrainian: Дрімлюга парагвайський
Chinese: 丝尾夜鹰
Chinese (Traditional): 絲尾夜鷹

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