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Slender-tailed Nightjar

Caprimulgus clarus Reichenow, 1892

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Partial list of sound recordings available from xeno-canto, macaulaylibrary.org & avocet.zoology.msu.edu.
Species name Recordist Date Location Remarks Cat.nr.
Slender-tailed Nightjar - Caprimulgus clarus isaac kilusu 2021-02-21 Mandegee farm, oloitoktok, Kajiado (Kenya) (1500 m) adult, sex uncertain, song -

bird on top of a euphorbia tree

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

624174
xeno-canto.org
Slender-tailed Nightjar - Caprimulgus clarus isaac kilusu 2021-03-14 Mandegee farm, oloitoktok, Kajiado (Kenya) (1500 m) adult, sex uncertain, song -

bird sitting on top of a tree

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

630285
xeno-canto.org
Slender-tailed Nightjar - Caprimulgus clarus isaac kilusu 2017-10-25 kwakilusu,oloitoktok, Kajiado (Kenya) (1400 m) , flight call, song -

notes sounding faster than usual ,calling when perch on a tree then flew away

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

390809
xeno-canto.org
Slender-tailed Nightjar - Caprimulgus clarus isaac kilusu 2017-10-25 kwakilusu,oloitoktok, Kajiado (Kenya) (1400 m) song -

same individual as in XC390812

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

390813
xeno-canto.org
Slender-tailed Nightjar - Caprimulgus clarus isaac kilusu 2020-10-02 Mandegee farm, oloitoktok, Kajiado (Kenya) (1500 m) adult, song -

two birds calling very close to each other on top of small euphorbia trees,presumed to be males

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

593156
xeno-canto.org
Slender-tailed Nightjar - Caprimulgus clarus isaac kilusu 2021-02-21 Mandegee farm, oloitoktok, Kajiado (Kenya) (1500 m) adult, sex uncertain, song -

bird on top of a euphorbia tree

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

624177
xeno-canto.org
Slender-tailed Nightjar - Caprimulgus clarus isaac kilusu 2021-08-16 Mandegee farm, oloitoktok, Kajiado (Kenya) (1500 m) adult, nocturnal call, sex uncertain -

a rarely hard call from an individual calling on the ground

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

669000
xeno-canto.org
Slender-tailed Nightjar - Caprimulgus clarus Peter Boesman 2015-12-07 Bilen Lodge area, Afar (Ethiopia) song - [sono] 300078
xeno-canto.org
Slender-tailed Nightjar - Caprimulgus clarus Peter Boesman 2015-12-07 Bilen Lodge area, Afar (Ethiopia) song - [sono] 300077
xeno-canto.org
Slender-tailed Nightjar - Caprimulgus clarus isaac kilusu 2020-10-02 Mandegee farm, oloitoktok, Kajiado (Kenya) (1500 m) adult, song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

593157
xeno-canto.org
Slender-tailed Nightjar - Caprimulgus clarus isaac kilusu 2020-10-02 Mandegee farm, oloitoktok, Kajiado (Kenya) (1500 m) adult, song -

bird calling on top of a euphorbia tree

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

593155
xeno-canto.org
Slender-tailed Nightjar - Caprimulgus clarus Guido O. Keijl 2015-01-08 Bilen Lodge, Afar Zone 3, Afar, Afar (Ethiopia) (750 m) song -

Plus an unknown songbird (lark?).

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

294655
xeno-canto.org
Slender-tailed Nightjar - Caprimulgus clarus Peter Boesman 2019-10-29 Kilimanjaro Golf and Wildlife Estate, Usa River, Arusha, Arusha (Tanzania) song - [sono] 509981
xeno-canto.org
Slender-tailed Nightjar - Caprimulgus clarus Rolf A. de By 2011-11-03 Bilen Lodge, Afar (Ethiopia) (800 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

129684
xeno-canto.org
Slender-tailed Nightjar - Caprimulgus clarus isaac kilusu 2017-10-25 kwakilusu,oloitoktok, Kajiado (Kenya) (1400 m) song -

a bird singing at dusk

bird-seen:yes

390815
xeno-canto.org
Slender-tailed Nightjar - Caprimulgus clarus isaac kilusu 2021-03-25 kwakilusu,oloitoktok, Kajiado (Kenya) (1400 m) adult, sex uncertain, song -

on a tree on top of the Nightjar hill

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

635370
xeno-canto.org
Slender-tailed Nightjar - Caprimulgus clarus Peter Boesman 2015-12-07 Bilen Lodge area, Afar (Ethiopia) call - [sono] 300080
xeno-canto.org
Slender-tailed Nightjar - Caprimulgus clarus Peter Boesman 2015-12-07 Bilen Lodge area, Afar (Ethiopia) song - [sono] 300081
xeno-canto.org
Slender-tailed Nightjar - Caprimulgus clarus James Bradley 2017-11-28 Gembe Hills, Homa Bay (Kenya) (1350 m) song -

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

396101
xeno-canto.org
Slender-tailed Nightjar - Caprimulgus clarus isaac kilusu 2020-10-02 Mandegee farm, oloitoktok, Kajiado (Kenya) (1500 m) adult, song -

bird calling on top of a euphorbia tree

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

593154
xeno-canto.org
Slender-tailed Nightjar - Caprimulgus clarus isaac kilusu 2021-03-21 Kangirisae (near Nakor), Kerio, Turkana County, Kajiado (Kenya) (460 m) adult, sex uncertain, song -

two birds heard at the start of the recording

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

630899
xeno-canto.org
Slender-tailed Nightjar - Caprimulgus clarus Andrew Spencer 2014-12-22 Bilen Lodge, Afar (Ethiopia) (800 m) song -

natural vocalization; songs from a bird perched on the ground on an open savanna with gravely soil.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

267444
xeno-canto.org
Slender-tailed Nightjar - Caprimulgus clarus Rory Nefdt 2015-10-23 Galdessa Camp, Tsavo East, Taita-Taveta County, Taita-Taveta (Kenya) (340 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

398463
xeno-canto.org
Slender-tailed Nightjar - Caprimulgus clarus Peter Boesman 2015-12-07 Bilen Lodge area, Afar (Ethiopia) call - [sono] 300079
xeno-canto.org
Note: a maximum of 20 records are shown. For more recordings of this species, as well as maps, sonograms, and advanced searches, please visit xeno-canto, macaulaylibrary.org & avocet.zoology.msu.edu.

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