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Savanna Nightjar

Caprimulgus affinis Horsfield, T 1821




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Classification
Order:
  Caprimulgiformes
Family:
  Caprimulgidae
Genus:
   Caprimulgus
Scientific:
  Caprimulgus affinis


Original description

Citation:
  Horsfield, T 1821

Reference:
   Trans. Linn. Soc. London (1), 13 p.142

Protonym:
  Caprimulgus affinis

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/754875


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  50EDFCF2C24C61EE

Avibase ID:
  avibase-50EDFCF2

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/50EDFCF2


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 555592

Geographic range:

  • Caprimulgus affinis affinis: S Malayan Peninsula including Singapore; Greater and Lesser Sundas
  • Caprimulgus affinis undulatus: W Lesser Sundas (Sumbawa, Komodo and Flores)
  • Caprimulgus affinis kasuidori: Central Lesser Sundas (Sumba and Sawu)
  • Caprimulgus affinis propinquus: N-central and s Sulawesi
  • Caprimulgus affinis timorensis: E Lesser Sundas (Alor, Timor, Rote and Kisar)
  • Caprimulgus affinis monticolus: NE Pakistan to India and SE Asia including far northern Malayan Peninsula, to Vietnam (except n)
  • Caprimulgus affinis amoyensis: SE China and n Vietnam
  • Caprimulgus affinis stictomus: Taiwan
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English:
Savanna Nightjar
Catalan:
enganyapastors de sabana
Czech:
lelek savanový
Danish:
Savannenatravn
German:
Savannennachtschwalbe
Spanish:
Chotacabras de sabana
Spanish (Spain):
Chotacabras de Sabana
Finnish:
savannikehrääjä
French:
Engoulevent affin
Croatian:
travnjački leganj
Hungarian:
szavanna lappantyú
Italian:
Succiacapre di savana
Japanese (romaji):
shiroagoyotaka
Japanese:
シロアゴヨタカ
Lithuanian:
savaninis lėlys
Dutch:
Savannenachtzwaluw
Norwegian:
gressnattravn
Polish:
lelek krótkosterny
Portuguese:
noitibó-da-savana
Portuguese (Portugal):
noitibó-da-savana
Russian:
Саванный козодой
Slovak:
lelek stepný
Serbian:
Savanski leganj
Swedish:
savannattskärra
Ukrainian:
дрімлюга савановий
Chinese:
林夜鹰
Chinese (Traditional):
南亞夜鷹〔林夜鷹〕


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Savanna Nightjar ( Caprimulgus affinis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2023:
Savanna Nightjar ( Caprimulgus affinis) [version 1]
eBird version 2023:
Savanna Nightjar ( Caprimulgus affinis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 13.2:
Savanna Nightjar ( Caprimulgus affinis) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Caprimulgus [affinis or griseatus] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

See also the taxonomic synonyms table.


Bengali: মেঠো রাতচরা, হভমঠা যাতচযা
Bengali (transliteration): mēṭhō rātacarā
Catalan: Enganyapastors de sabana
Czech: lelek savanový
Danish: Savannenatravn
German: Savannennachtschwalbe
English: Allied nightjar, Franklin's Nightjar, Savanna Nightjar
Esperanto: Sudazia kaprimulgo
Spanish: Chotacabras de Sabana
Spanish (Spain): Chotacabras de Sabana
Estonian: rohtla-öösorr
Finnish: savannikehrääjä
French: Engoulevent affin, Engoulevent monticole
Croatian: travnjački leganj
Hungarian: szavanna lappantyú
Indonesian: Burung Cabak Kota, Cabak Kota, Cabak maling kota
Italian: Succiacapre della Sonda, Succiacapre di savana
Japanese (romaji): shiro-ago yo-taka, shiroagoyotaka
Japanese: シロアゴヨタカ
Japanese (Kanji): 白顎夜鷹, 白顎怪鴟, 白顎蚊母鳥
Scientific: Caprimulgus affinis, Caprimulgus affinis affinis, Caprimulgus affinis monticolus, Caprimulgus monticola, Caprimulgus monticolus, Caprimulgus monticolus monticolus
Lithuanian: Savaninis lėlys
Malayalam: ചൂയി   രാച്ചുക്ക്  , ചുയിരാച്ചുക്ക്
Malay: Burung Tukang Padi, Burung Tukang Savana, Tukang Savana
Nepali: चुइया“ चैतेचरा
Dutch: Savannenachtzwaluw, Savanne-nachtzwaluw
Norwegian: Gressnattravn
Polish: Lelek krótkosterny
Pinyin: lín yè-yīng, táiwān yè-yīng, wén-mǔ, yè-yīng
Portuguese: noitibó-da-savana
Portuguese (Portugal): Noitibó-da-savana
Russian: Саванний козодой, Саванный козодой
Slovak: lelek stepný
Serbian: Savanski leganj
Swedish: Savannattskärra
Thai: นกกะบ้าสร้อยคอ, นกตบยุงป่าโคก
Thai (Transliteration): nók kà-bâa sôaay-kʰoaa, nók tòp-yuŋ pàa-kʰôok
Turkish: Savan Çobanaldatanı
Ukrainian: Дрімлюга савановий
Vietnamese: Chim Cú muỗi lưng xám, Chim Cú muỗi Savan, Cú muỗi lưng xám, Cú muỗi Savan
Chinese: 夜鹰, 林夜鷹, 林夜鹰, 蚊母
Chinese (Traditional): 南亞夜鷹〔林夜鷹〕, 夜鷹, 林夜鷹, 蚊母
Chinese (Taiwan, Traditional): 台灣夜鷹
Chinese (Taiwan): 台湾夜鹰

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