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Palau Nightjar

Caprimulgus phalaena Hartlaub & Finsch, 1872

Order:
  Caprimulgiformes
Family:
  Caprimulgidae
Genus:
  Caprimulgus

Scientific:
  Caprimulgus phalaena

Citation:
  Hartlaub & Finsch, 1872

Reference:
  PZS Pt1 p.91

Protonym:
  Caprimulgus phalaena

Avibase ID:
  625076EF1F5E607B

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/625076EF

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 687330


NEAR THREATENED

Geographic range:

  • Caprimulgus phalaena: Palau Islands (w Caroline Islands)
English:
Palau Nightjar
German:
Palaunachtschwalbe
Spanish:
Chotacabras de Palaos
French:
Engoulevent des Palau
Japanese:
paraoyotaka
Japanese:
パラオヨタカ
Dutch:
Palaunachtzwaluw
Norwegian:
palaunattravn
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Palaunatteramn
Polish:
lelek koralowy
Slovak:
lelek palauský
Swedish:
palaunattskärra
Chinese:
帕劳夜鹰


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Palau Nightjar ( Caprimulgus phalaena) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Palau Nightjar ( Caprimulgus jotaka phalaena)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Palau Nightjar ( Caprimulgus phalaena) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Palau Nightjar ( Caprimulgus phalaena) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Palau Nightjar ( Caprimulgus phalaena) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Palau Nightjar ( Caprimulgus phalaena) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Palau Nightjar ( Caprimulgus phalaena) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Palau Nightjar ( Caprimulgus phalaena) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Palau Nightjar ( Caprimulgus phalaena) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Palau Nightjar ( Caprimulgus phalaena) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Palau Nightjar ( Caprimulgus phalaena) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Palau Nightjar ( Caprimulgus phalaena) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Palau Nightjar ( Caprimulgus phalaena) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Caprimulgus indicus phalaena [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Caprimulgus indicus phalaena [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Caprimulgus indicus phalaena [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Caprimulgus indicus phalaena [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Caprimulgus indicus phalaena [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Caprimulgus indicus phalaena [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Caprimulgus indicus phalaena [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Caprimulgus indicus phalaena [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Caprimulgus indicus phalaena [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Caprimulgus indicus phalaena [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Caprimulgus indicus phalaena [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Caprimulgus indicus phalaena [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Caprimulgus indicus phalaena [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Caprimulgus indicus phalaena [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Caprimulgus indicus phalaena [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Palau Nightjar ( Caprimulgus phalaena) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Palau Nightjar ( Caprimulgus phalaena) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Palau Nightjar ( Caprimulgus phalaena) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Palau Nightjar ( Caprimulgus phalaena) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Palau Nightjar ( Caprimulgus phalaena) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Palau Nightjar ( Caprimulgus phalaena) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Palau Nightjar ( Caprimulgus phalaena) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Palau Nightjar ( Caprimulgus phalaena) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Palau Nightjar ( Caprimulgus phalaena) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Palau Nightjar ( Caprimulgus phalaena) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Caprimulgus indicus phalaena [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Caprimulgus indicus phalaena [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Caprimulgus indicus phalaena [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Caprimulgus indicus phalaena [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Caprimulgus indicus phalaena [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Caprimulgus indicus phalaena [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Caprimulgus indicus phalaena [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Caprimulgus indicus phalaena [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Caprimulgus indicus phalaena [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Caprimulgus indicus phalaena [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Caprimulgus indicus phalaena [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Caprimulgus indicus phalaena [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Caprimulgus indicus phalaena [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Palau Nightjar ( Caprimulgus phalaena) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Palau Nightjar ( Caprimulgus phalaena) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Palau Nightjar ( Caprimulgus phalaena) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Palau Nightjar ( Caprimulgus phalaena) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Caprimulgus jotaka phalaena [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Caprimulgus jotaka phalaena [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Caprimulgus jotaka phalaena [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Palau Nightjar ( Caprimulgus phalaena) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Palau Nightjar ( Caprimulgus phalaena) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Palau Nightjar ( Caprimulgus phalaena) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Palau Nightjar ( Caprimulgus phalaena) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Palau Nightjar ( Caprimulgus phalaena) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Palau Nightjar ( Caprimulgus phalaena) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Palau Nightjar ( Caprimulgus phalaena) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Palau Nightjar ( Caprimulgus phalaena) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Palau Nightjar ( Caprimulgus phalaena) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Palau Nightjar ( Caprimulgus phalaena) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Palau Nightjar ( Caprimulgus phalaena) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Palau Nightjar ( Caprimulgus phalaena) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Palau Nightjar ( Caprimulgus phalaena) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Palau Nightjar ( Caprimulgus phalaena) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Palau Nightjar ( Caprimulgus phalaena) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Palau Nightjar ( Caprimulgus phalaena) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Palau Nightjar ( Caprimulgus phalaena) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Palau Nightjar ( Caprimulgus phalaena) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Palau Nightjar ( Caprimulgus phalaena) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Palau Nightjar ( Caprimulgus phalaena) [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Caprimulgus indicus phalaena [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Caprimulgus indicus phalaena [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Caprimulgus indicus phalaena [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Caprimulgus jotaka phalaena [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

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

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Other synonyms


Catalan: Enganyapastors de les illes Palau
German: Palaunachtschwalbe
English: Grey Nightjar (phalaena), Palau Nightjar
English (IOC): Palau Nightjar
Spanish: Chotacabras de Palaos, Chotacabras de Palau
Spanish (Spain): Chotacabras de Palaos
Spanish (HBW): Palau Nightjar
French: Engoulevent de Palau, Engoulevent des Palau, Engoulevent jotaka (phalaena)
Japanese: paraoyotaka
Japanese: パラオヨタカ
Scientific: Caprimulgus indicus phalaena, Caprimulgus jotaka phalaena, Caprimulgus phalaena
Dutch: Palaunachtzwaluw
Norwegian Nynorsk: Palaunatteramn
Norwegian: palaunattravn
Polish: lelek koralowy
Slovak: lelek palauský
Swedish: palaunattskärra
Chinese: 帕劳夜鹰
Chinese (Traditional): 帛琉夜鷹

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