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Swamp Nightjar

Caprimulgus natalensis Smith, A, 1845

The Swamp Nightjar (Caprimulgus natalensis) is a species of nightjar in the Caprimulgidae family. It is found in Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Cameroon, Chad, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Mali, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Caprimulgiformes
Family:
  Caprimulgidae
Genus:
  Caprimulgus

Scientific:
  Caprimulgus natalensis

Citation:
  Smith, A, 1845

Reference:
  Ill.Zool.S.Afr. pl.99,text

Protonym:
  Caprimulgus natalensis

Avibase ID:
  52E6406EFBF0A882

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/52E6406E

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 555589

Geographic range:

  • Caprimulgus natalensis [natalensis, carpi or mpasa]: E Gambia to Sudan, sw Ethiopia, e Tanzania and n S Africa
  • Caprimulgus natalensis accrae: Coastal n-central Sierra Leone to w Cameroon
English:
Swamp Nightjar
Czech:
lelek natalský
German:
Natalnachtschwalbe
Danish:
Sumpnatravn
Spanish:
Chotacabras del Natal
Finnish:
kosteikkokehrääjä
French:
Engoulevent du Natal
Italian:
Succiacapre di palude
Japanese:
nata-ruyotaka
Japanese:
ナタールヨタカ
Dutch:
Moerasnachtzwaluw
Norwegian:
Sumpnattravn
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Sumpnatteramn
Polish:
lelek bagienny
Portuguese:
Noitibo de natal
Russian:
Натальский козодой
Slovak:
lelek močiarny
Swedish:
sumpnattskärra
Ukrainian:
Дрімлюга болотяний
Chinese:
非洲白尾夜鹰


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Swamp Nightjar ( Caprimulgus natalensis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Swamp Nightjar ( Caprimulgus natalensis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
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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:
Swamp Nightjar ( Caprimulgus natalensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Swamp Nightjar ( Caprimulgus natalensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
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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):
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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):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Swamp Nightjar ( Caprimulgus natalensis) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Engoulevent du Natal ( Caprimulgus natalensis) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Engoulevent du Natal ( Caprimulgus natalensis) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Natal Nightjar ( Caprimulgus natalensis) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Natal Nightjar ( Caprimulgus natalensis) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Swamp Nightjar ( Caprimulgus natalensis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Swamp Nightjar ( Caprimulgus natalensis) [version 1]
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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eBird version 1.52:
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eBird version 1.53:
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eBird version 1.55:
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eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2016:
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eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
African White-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus natalensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
African White-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus natalensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Swamp Nightjar ( Caprimulgus natalensis) [version 1]
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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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Natal Nightjar ( Caprimulgus natalensis) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Caprimulgus natalensis [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Caprimulgus natalensis [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Caprimulgus natalensis [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Swamp Nightjar ( Caprimulgus natalensis) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Swamp Nightjar ( Caprimulgus natalensis) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Swamp Nightjar ( Caprimulgus natalensis) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Caprimulgus natalensis [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Caprimulgus natalensis [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms


Afrikaans: Natalse Naguil
Catalan: Enganyapastors del Natal
Czech: Lelek natalský
Danish: Sumpnatravn
German: Natalnachtschwalbe, Natal-Nachtschwalbe
English: African white-taile nightjar, African White-tailed Nightjar, Natal Nightjar, Swamp Nightjar, White-tailed Nightjar
English (IOC): Swamp Nightjar
English (Kenya): Swamp Nightjar
Spanish: Chotacabras del Natal, Cotacabra de Cola Blanca
Spanish (Spain): Chotacabras del Natal
Spanish (HBW): Swamp Nightjar
Estonian: soo-öösorr
Finnish: kosteikkokehrääjä, Natalinkehrääjä
French: Engoulevent à queue blanche, Engoulevent du Natal
Hungarian: fokföldi lappantyú
Italian: Succiacapre codabianca africano, Succiacapre di palude
Japanese: nataaruyotaka, nata-ruyotaka
Japanese: ナタアルヨタカ, ナタールヨタカ
Kwangali: Rumbamba
Scientific: Caprimulgus natalensis, Caprimulgus natalensis natalensis
Lithuanian: Natalinis lėlys
Dutch: Moerasnachtzwaluw
Norwegian Nynorsk: Sumpnatteramn
Norwegian: Sumpnattravn
Polish: lelek bagienny
Portuguese: Noitibo de natal, Noitibó do Natal, Noitibó-do-natal
Russian: Натальский козодой
Slovak: lelek močiarny
Swedish: Sumpnattskärra
Swahili: Kirukanjia Mkia-mweupe
Tswana: Leubauba
Ukrainian: Дрімлюга болотяний
Chinese: 非洲白尾夜鹰
Chinese (Traditional): 非洲白尾夜鷹
Zulu: umHlohlongwane

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