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Indian Jungle Nightjar
Caprimulgus indicus Latham, 1790
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Order:
  Caprimulgiformes
Family:
  Caprimulgidae
Genus:
  Caprimulgus

Scientific:
  Caprimulgus indicus

Citation:
  Latham, 1790

Reference:
  IndexOrn. 2 p.588

Protonym:
  Caprimulgus indicus

Avibase ID:
  5FF1655990EF549E

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/5FF16559

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 177964

Geographic range:

  • Caprimulgus indicus indicus: Peninsular India south of the Himalayas
  • Caprimulgus indicus kelaarti: Sri Lanka
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Indian Jungle Nightjar
Czech:
  lelek indický
German:
  Dschungelnachtschwalbe
Danish:
  Asiatisk Natravn
Spanish:
  Chotacabras de Jungla
Finnish:
  harmaakehrääjä
French:
  Engoulevent de jungle
Icelandic:
  Naglfari
Italian:
  Succiacapre grigio
Japanese:
  janguruyotaka
Japanese:
  ジャングルヨタカ
Dutch:
  Junglenachtzwaluw
Norwegian:
  Orientnattravn
Polish:
  lelek indyjski
Portuguese:
  Noitibó-da-selva
Russian:
  Большой козодой
Slovak:
  lelek sivý
Swedish:
  orientnattskärra
Chinese:
  普通夜鹰


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Indian Jungle Nightjar ( Caprimulgus indicus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Indian Jungle Nightjar ( Caprimulgus indicus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Indian Jungle Nightjar ( Caprimulgus indicus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Indian Jungle Nightjar ( Caprimulgus indicus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Indian Jungle Nightjar ( Caprimulgus indicus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Indian Jungle Nightjar ( Caprimulgus indicus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Indian Jungle Nightjar ( Caprimulgus indicus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Jungle Nightjar ( Caprimulgus indicus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Jungle Nightjar ( Caprimulgus indicus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Jungle Nightjar ( Caprimulgus indicus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Jungle Nightjar ( Caprimulgus indicus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
   Jungle Nightjar ( Caprimulgus indicus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
   Jungle Nightjar ( Caprimulgus indicus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Jungle Nightjar ( Caprimulgus indicus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Jungle Nightjar ( Caprimulgus indicus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Jungle Nightjar ( Caprimulgus indicus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Jungle Nightjar ( Caprimulgus indicus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
   Jungle Nightjar ( Caprimulgus indicus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Gray Nightjar (Jungle) ( Caprimulgus indicus indicus/kelaarti)
eBird version 1.53:
   Gray Nightjar (Jungle) ( Caprimulgus indicus indicus/kelaarti)
eBird version 1.54:
   Gray Nightjar (Jungle) ( Caprimulgus indicus indicus/kelaarti)
eBird version 1.55:
   Jungle Nightjar ( Caprimulgus indicus) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Jungle Nightjar ( Caprimulgus indicus) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Jungle Nightjar ( Caprimulgus indicus) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Jungle Nightjar ( Caprimulgus indicus) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
   Jungle Nightjar ( Caprimulgus indicus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
   Jungle Nightjar ( Caprimulgus indicus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Jungle Nightjar ( Caprimulgus indicus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
   Jungle Nightjar ( Caprimulgus indicus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
   Jungle Nightjar ( Caprimulgus indicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Indian Jungle Nightjar ( Caprimulgus indicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Indian Jungle Nightjar ( Caprimulgus indicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Indian Jungle Nightjar ( Caprimulgus indicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Indian Jungle Nightjar ( Caprimulgus indicus) [version 1]
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:
   Indian Jungle Nightjar ( Caprimulgus indicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Indian Jungle Nightjar ( Caprimulgus indicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Jungle Nightjar ( Caprimulgus indicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Jungle Nightjar ( Caprimulgus indicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Jungle Nightjar ( Caprimulgus indicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Jungle Nightjar ( Caprimulgus indicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Jungle Nightjar ( Caprimulgus indicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Jungle Nightjar ( Caprimulgus indicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Jungle Nightjar ( Caprimulgus indicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Jungle Nightjar ( Caprimulgus indicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Jungle Nightjar ( Caprimulgus indicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Jungle Nightjar ( Caprimulgus indicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Jungle Nightjar ( Caprimulgus indicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Jungle Nightjar ( Caprimulgus indicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Jungle Nightjar ( Caprimulgus indicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Jungle Nightjar ( Caprimulgus indicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Jungle Nightjar ( Caprimulgus indicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Jungle Nightjar ( Caprimulgus indicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Jungle Nightjar ( Caprimulgus indicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Jungle Nightjar ( Caprimulgus indicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Jungle Nightjar ( Caprimulgus indicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Jungle Nightjar ( Caprimulgus indicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Jungle Nightjar ( Caprimulgus indicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Jungle Nightjar ( Caprimulgus indicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Jungle Nightjar ( Caprimulgus indicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Jungle Nightjar ( Caprimulgus indicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Jungle Nightjar ( Caprimulgus indicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
   Jungle Nightjar ( Caprimulgus indicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
   Jungle Nightjar ( Caprimulgus indicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
   Jungle Nightjar ( Caprimulgus indicus)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Caprimulgus indicus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

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

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Other synonyms

Bengali: মেটে রাতচরা
Catalan: Enganyapastors de jungla
Czech: lelek indický
Danish: Asiatisk Natravn
German: Dschungelnachtschwalbe
English: Gray Nightjar (Jungle), Grey nightjar, Indian Jungle Nightjar, Jungle Nightjar
English (India): Jungle Nightjar (Indian Jungle Nightjar)
English (IOC): Jungle Nightjar
Spanish: Chotacabras de Jungla
Spanish (Spain): Chotacabras de Jungla
Spanish (HBW): Jungle Nightjar
Estonian: ida-öösorr
Finnish: harmaakehrääjä
French: Engoulevent de jungle, Engoulevent de la jungle, Engoulevent des Indes, Engoulevent indien, Engoulevent jotaka
Hungarian: dzsungel lappantyú
Indonesian: Burung Cabak Kelabu, Cabak Kelabu
Icelandic: Naglfari
Italian: Succiacapre grigio
Japanese: bunbo-chō, janguruyotaka, ka-sui-dori, namasu-tataki, yo-taka
Japanese: カスイドリ, ジャングルヨタカ, ナマスタタキ, ブンボチョウ, ヨタカ
Japanese (Kanji): 夜鷹, 怪鴟, 蚊吸い鳥, 蚊母鳥
Korean: 쏙독새
Korean (Transliteration): ssokdok-sae
Scientific: Caprimulgicus jotaka, Caprimulgus indicus, Caprimulgus indicus indicus, Caprimulgus indicus indicus/kelaarti
Lithuanian: Džiunglinis lėlys
Latvian: džungļu vakarlēpis
Malayalam: കാട്ടു രാച്ചുക്ക്, കാട്ടുരാച്ചുക്ക്
Mongolian: Лагс эргүү бор, Лагс эргүүбор
Mongolian (Bichig): ᠯᠠᠭᠰᠠ ᠡᠷᠬᠢᠭᠦᠦ ᠪᠣᠷᠣ
Mongolian (Bichig, Inner Mongolia): ᠡᠷᠬᠢᠭᠦᠦ ᠴᠠᠬᠣᠯᠠᠢ
Mongolian (Cyrillic, Inner Mongolia): Эргүү цахлай
Mongolian (Transliteration): ergüu tsаkhlаi, lags ergüü bor, lags ergüü-bor
Malay: Burung Tukang Hutan, Burung Tukang Kelabu
Dutch: Junglenachtzwaluw
Norwegian Nynorsk: Indianatteramn
Norwegian: Orientnattravn
Palauan: Chebacheb
Polish: lelek indyjski
Pinyin: guǐ-niǎo, pǔtōng yè-yīng, rìběn yè-yīng, tiē shù-pí, wén-mǔ-niǎo, yè yóu gē, yè-yàn, yè-yīng
Portuguese: Noitibó-da-selva
Russian: Большой козодой, Козодой большой
Slovak: lelek sivý
Swedish: Orientnattskärra
Tamil: Kattu Pakki
Thai: นกกะบ้าดง, นกตบยุงภูเขา
Thai (Transliteration): nók kà-bâa doŋ, nók tòp-yuŋ pʰuu-kʰăw
Ukrainian: Дрімлюга великий
Vietnamese: Chim Cú muỗi Ấn Độ, Cú muỗi ấn độ
Chinese: *普通夜鹰, 丛林夜鹰, 夜游鸽, 夜燕, 夜鹰, 普通夜鹰, 蚊母鸟, 贴树皮, 鬼鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 夜燕, 夜遊鴿, 夜鷹, 日本夜鹰, 普通夜鶯, 普通夜鷹, 蚊母鳥, 貼樹皮, 鬼鳥
Chinese (Taiwan, Traditional): 日本夜鷹, 普通夜鷹
Chinese (Taiwan): 日本夜鹰, 普通夜鹰

 

         

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