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Lyre-tailed Nightjar
Uropsalis lyra (Bonaparte, 1850)
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Order:
  Caprimulgiformes
Family:
  Caprimulgidae
Genus:
  Uropsalis

Scientific:
  Uropsalis lyra

Citation:
  (Bonaparte, 1850)

Reference:
  Consp.Gen.Av. 1 p.59

Protonym:
  Hydropsalis lyra

Avibase ID:
  59EE32400DBA266C

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/59EE3240

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 555606

Geographic range:

  • Uropsalis lyra lyra: Andes of w Colombia to w Venezuela and central Ecuador
  • Uropsalis lyra peruana: Andes of Peru to w Bolivia
  • Uropsalis lyra argentina: Andes of s Bolivia and adjacent n Argentina
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Lyre-tailed Nightjar
Czech:
  lelek lyroocasý
German:
  Leierschwanz-Nachtschwalbe
Danish:
  Lyrehalenatravn
Spanish:
  Chotacabras Lira
Finnish:
  lyyrykehrääjä
French:
  Engoulevent lyre
Icelandic:
  Lýruveifari
Italian:
  Succiacapre codalira
Japanese:
  tategotoyotaka
Japanese:
  タテゴトヨタカ
Dutch:
  Lierstaartnachtzwaluw
Norwegian:
  Lyrenattravn
Polish:
  dziwolotek lirosterny
Russian:
  Лирохвостый ласточковый козодой
Slovak:
  lelek lýrochvostý
Swedish:
  lyrstjärtad nattskärra
Chinese:
  大燕尾夜鹰


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

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

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Catalan: Enganyapastors cua de lira
Czech: lelek lyroocasý, Lelek lyrový
Danish: Lyrehalenatravn
German: Leiernachtschwalbe, Leierschwanz-Nachtschwalbe
English: Lyre tailed Nightjar, Lyre-tailed Nightjar
English (IOC): Lyre-tailed Nightjar
Spanish: Atajacaminos lira, Chotacabras Lira, Dormilón Lira, Guardacaminos Lira
Spanish (Argentine): Atajacaminos lira
Spanish (Bolivia): Atajacaminos lira
Spanish (Colombia): Chotacabras lira, Gallinaciega lira, Guardacaminos Lira
Spanish (Ecuador): Chotacabras Colilira
Spanish (Spain): Chotacabras Lira
Spanish (HBW): Lyre-tailed Nightjar
Spanish (Peru): Chotacabras Cola de Lira
Spanish (Venezuela): Aguaitacamino Cola de Lira
Estonian: lüüra-öösorr
Finnish: Lyyrykehrääjä
French: Engoulevent lyre
Hungarian: lantfarkú lappantyú
Icelandic: Lýruveifari
Italian: Succiacapre coda a lira, Succiacapre codalira
Japanese: tategotoyotaka
Japanese: タテゴトヨタカ
Latin: Hydropsalis lyra, Uropsalis lyra, Uropsalis lyra lyra, Uropsila lyra
Lithuanian: lyrauodegis kregždinis lėlys
Dutch: Lierstaartnachtzwaluw
Norwegian Nynorsk: Lyrenatteramn
Norwegian: Lyrenattravn
Polish: Dziwoletek lirosterny, dziwolotek lirosterny, lelkowiec lirosterny
Russian: Лирохвостый козодой, Лирохвостый ласточковый козодой
Slovak: lelek lýrochvostý
Serbian: Lirorepi leganj
Swedish: Lyrstjärtad nattskärra
Ukrainian: Дрімлюга-лірохвіст рудошиїй
Chinese: 大燕尾夜鹰
Chinese (Traditional): 琴尾夜鷹

 

         

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