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Blackish Nightjar

Nyctipolus nigrescens (Cabanis, JL 1849)

The blackish nightjar is a species of bird in the family Caprimulgidae. It is found in Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, and Venezuela. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Caprimulgiformes
Family:
  Caprimulgidae
Genus:
   Nyctipolus
Scientific:
  Nyctipolus nigrescens


Original description

Citation:
  (Cabanis, JL 1849)

Reference:
   Reisen Brit.-Guiana [Schomburgk] 3 p.710

Protonym:
  Caprimulgus nigrescens

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/35303682


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  63F4EDD002E0E9E9

Avibase ID:
  avibase-63F4EDD0

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/63F4EDD0


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 555564

Geographic range:

  • Nyctipolus nigrescens: E Colombia to s Venezuela, the Guianas, Bolivia and Brazil
English:
Blackish Nightjar
Catalan:
Enganyapastors negrós
Czech:
lelek černavý
Danish:
Amazonnatravn
German:
Trauernachtschwalbe
Spanish:
Chotacabras Negruzco
Spanish (Spain):
Chotacabras Negruzco
Finnish:
mustakehrääjä
French:
Engoulevent noirâtre
Croatian:
amazonski leganj
Hungarian:
gyászos lappantyú
Italian:
Succiacapre nerastro
Japanese (romaji):
kuroyotaka
Japanese:
クロヨタカ
Lithuanian:
Juosvasis lėlys
Dutch:
Roetnachtzwaluw
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Sotnatteramn
Norwegian:
Sotnattravn
Polish:
lelkowiec żałobny
Portuguese:
bacurau-de-lajeado
Portuguese (Brazil):
bacurau-de-lajeado
Russian:
Траурный козодой
Slovak:
lelek černastý
Serbian:
Crnkasti leganj
Swedish:
sotnattskärra
Ukrainian:
Дрімлюга траурний
Chinese:
暗色夜鹰
Chinese (Traditional):
淡黑夜鷹


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Blackish Nightjar ( Nyctipolus nigrescens)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Blackish Nightjar ( Caprimulgus nigrescens) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Blackish Nightjar ( Caprimulgus nigrescens) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Blackish Nightjar ( Nyctipolus nigrescens) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Blackish Nightjar ( Nyctipolus nigrescens) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Blackish Nightjar ( Nyctipolus nigrescens) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Blackish Nightjar ( Nyctipolus nigrescens) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Blackish Nightjar ( Nyctipolus nigrescens) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Blackish Nightjar ( Nyctipolus nigrescens) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Blackish Nightjar ( Caprimulgus nigrescens) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Blackish Nightjar ( Caprimulgus nigrescens) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Blackish Nightjar ( Caprimulgus nigrescens) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Blackish Nightjar ( Caprimulgus nigrescens) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Blackish Nightjar ( Caprimulgus nigrescens) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Blackish Nightjar ( Caprimulgus nigrescens) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Blackish Nightjar ( Caprimulgus nigrescens) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Blackish Nightjar ( Caprimulgus nigrescens) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Blackish Nightjar ( Caprimulgus nigrescens) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Blackish Nightjar ( Nyctipolus nigrescens) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Blackish Nightjar ( Nyctipolus nigrescens) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Blackish Nightjar ( Nyctipolus nigrescens) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Blackish Nightjar ( Nyctipolus nigrescens) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Blackish Nightjar ( Nyctipolus nigrescens) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Blackish Nightjar ( Nyctipolus nigrescens) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Blackish Nightjar ( Nyctipolus nigrescens) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Blackish Nightjar ( Nyctipolus nigrescens) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Blackish Nightjar ( Nyctipolus nigrescens) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Engoulevent noirâtre ( Caprimulgus nigrescens) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Engoulevent noirâtre ( Caprimulgus nigrescens) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Blackish Nightjar ( Caprimulgus nigrescens) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Blackish Nightjar ( Nyctipolus nigrescens) [version 1]
Clements, version 2022:
Blackish Nightjar ( Nyctipolus nigrescens) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Blackish Nightjar ( Caprimulgus nigrescens) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Blackish Nightjar ( Caprimulgus nigrescens) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Blackish Nightjar ( Caprimulgus nigrescens) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Blackish Nightjar ( Caprimulgus nigrescens) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Blackish Nightjar ( Caprimulgus nigrescens) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Blackish Nightjar ( Caprimulgus nigrescens) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Blackish Nightjar ( Caprimulgus nigrescens) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Blackish Nightjar ( Caprimulgus nigrescens) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Blackish Nightjar ( Caprimulgus nigrescens) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Blackish Nightjar ( Caprimulgus nigrescens) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Blackish Nightjar ( Caprimulgus nigrescens) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Blackish Nightjar ( Caprimulgus nigrescens) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Blackish Nightjar ( Caprimulgus nigrescens) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Blackish Nightjar ( Caprimulgus nigrescens) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Blackish Nightjar ( Caprimulgus nigrescens) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Blackish Nightjar ( Caprimulgus nigrescens) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Blackish Nightjar ( Nyctipolus nigrescens) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Blackish Nightjar ( Nyctipolus nigrescens) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Blackish Nightjar ( Nyctipolus nigrescens) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Blackish Nightjar ( Nyctipolus nigrescens) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Blackish Nightjar ( Nyctipolus nigrescens) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Blackish Nightjar ( Nyctipolus nigrescens) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Blackish Nightjar ( Nyctipolus nigrescens) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Blackish Nightjar ( Caprimulgus nigrescens) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Blackish Nightjar ( Caprimulgus nigrescens) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Blackish Nightjar ( Caprimulgus nigrescens) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Blackish Nightjar ( Nyctipolus nigrescens) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Blackish Nightjar ( Nyctipolus nigrescens) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Blackish Nightjar ( Nyctipolus nigrescens) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Blackish Nightjar ( Nyctipolus nigrescens) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Blackish Nightjar ( Nyctipolus nigrescens) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Blackish Nightjar ( Nyctipolus nigrescens) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Blackish Nightjar ( Nyctipolus nigrescens) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Blackish Nightjar ( Nyctipolus nigrescens) [version 1]
eBird version 2022:
Blackish Nightjar ( Nyctipolus nigrescens) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Blackish Nightjar ( Caprimulgus nigrescens) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Blackish Nightjar ( Caprimulgus nigrescens) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Blackish Nightjar ( Caprimulgus nigrescens) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Blackish Nightjar ( Caprimulgus nigrescens) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Blackish Nightjar ( Caprimulgus nigrescens) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Blackish Nightjar ( Caprimulgus nigrescens) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Blackish Nightjar ( Caprimulgus nigrescens) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Blackish Nightjar ( Caprimulgus nigrescens) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Blackish Nightjar ( Caprimulgus nigrescens) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Blackish Nightjar ( Caprimulgus nigrescens) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Blackish Nightjar ( Caprimulgus nigrescens) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Blackish Nightjar ( Nyctipolus nigrescens) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Blackish Nightjar ( Nyctipolus nigrescens) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Blackish Nightjar ( Caprimulgus nigrescens) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Blackish Nightjar ( Nyctipolus nigrescens) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Blackish Nightjar ( Nyctipolus nigrescens) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Blackish Nightjar ( Nyctipolus nigrescens) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Blackish Nightjar ( Nyctipolus nigrescens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Blackish Nightjar ( Caprimulgus nigrescens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Blackish Nightjar ( Caprimulgus nigrescens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Blackish Nightjar ( Caprimulgus nigrescens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Blackish Nightjar ( Caprimulgus nigrescens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Blackish Nightjar ( Caprimulgus nigrescens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Blackish Nightjar ( Caprimulgus nigrescens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Blackish Nightjar ( Caprimulgus nigrescens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Blackish Nightjar ( Caprimulgus nigrescens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Blackish Nightjar ( Caprimulgus nigrescens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Blackish Nightjar ( Caprimulgus nigrescens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Blackish Nightjar ( Caprimulgus nigrescens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Blackish Nightjar ( Caprimulgus nigrescens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Blackish Nightjar ( Caprimulgus nigrescens) [version 1]
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:
Blackish Nightjar ( Caprimulgus nigrescens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Blackish Nightjar ( Caprimulgus nigrescens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Blackish Nightjar ( Caprimulgus nigrescens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Blackish Nightjar ( Caprimulgus nigrescens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Blackish Nightjar ( Nyctipolus nigrescens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Blackish Nightjar ( Nyctipolus nigrescens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Blackish Nightjar ( Nyctipolus nigrescens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Blackish Nightjar ( Nyctipolus nigrescens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Blackish Nightjar ( Nyctipolus nigrescens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Blackish Nightjar ( Nyctipolus nigrescens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Blackish Nightjar ( Nyctipolus nigrescens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Blackish Nightjar ( Nyctipolus nigrescens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Blackish Nightjar ( Nyctipolus nigrescens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Blackish Nightjar ( Nyctipolus nigrescens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Blackish Nightjar ( Nyctipolus nigrescens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Blackish Nightjar ( Nyctipolus nigrescens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Blackish Nightjar ( Nyctipolus nigrescens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Blackish Nightjar ( Nyctipolus nigrescens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Blackish Nightjar ( Nyctipolus nigrescens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Blackish Nightjar ( Nyctipolus nigrescens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Blackish Nightjar ( Nyctipolus nigrescens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Blackish Nightjar ( Nyctipolus nigrescens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Blackish Nightjar ( Nyctipolus nigrescens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Blackish Nightjar ( Nyctipolus nigrescens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Blackish Nightjar ( Nyctipolus nigrescens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Blackish Nightjar ( Nyctipolus nigrescens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Blackish Nightjar ( Nyctipolus nigrescens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Blackish Nightjar ( Nyctipolus nigrescens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Blackish Nightjar ( Nyctipolus nigrescens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Blackish Nightjar ( Nyctipolus nigrescens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Blackish Nightjar ( Nyctipolus nigrescens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.2:
Blackish Nightjar ( Nyctipolus nigrescens) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Blackish Nightjar ( Caprimulgus nigrescens) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Caprimulgus nigrescens nigrescens [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Caprimulgus nigrescens nigrescens [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Blackish Nightjar ( Caprimulgus nigrescens) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Blackish Nightjar ( Caprimulgus nigrescens) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Blackish Nightjar ( Caprimulgus nigrescens) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
Blackish Nightjar ( Caprimulgus nigrescens) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
Blackish Nightjar ( Caprimulgus nigrescens) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
Blackish Nightjar ( Caprimulgus nigrescens) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
Blackish Nightjar ( Caprimulgus nigrescens) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
Blackish Nightjar ( Caprimulgus nigrescens) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
Blackish Nightjar ( Caprimulgus nigrescens) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
Blackish Nightjar ( Caprimulgus nigrescens) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
Blackish Nightjar ( Caprimulgus nigrescens) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
Blackish Nightjar ( Caprimulgus nigrescens) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
Blackish Nightjar ( Caprimulgus nigrescens) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
Blackish Nightjar ( Nyctipolus nigrescens) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
Blackish Nightjar ( Nyctipolus nigrescens) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
Blackish Nightjar ( Nyctipolus nigrescens) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
Blackish Nightjar ( Nyctipolus nigrescens) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (22/04/2017):
Blackish Nightjar ( Nyctipolus nigrescens) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (4/06/2018):
Blackish Nightjar ( Nyctipolus nigrescens) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (6/06/2019):
Blackish Nightjar ( Nyctipolus nigrescens) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (20/02/2020):
Blackish Nightjar ( Nyctipolus nigrescens) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/06/2020):
Blackish Nightjar ( Nyctipolus nigrescens) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (24/08/2021):
Blackish Nightjar ( Nyctipolus nigrescens) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Blackish Nightjar ( Nyctipolus nigrescens) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Blackish Nightjar ( Nyctipolus nigrescens) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Caprimulgus nigrescens [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Caprimulgus nigrescens [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Nyctipolus nigrescens or Setopagis whitelyi (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

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Arawak: Kokobêro
Catalan: Enganyapastors negrós
Carib: Tukuyu
Czech: Lelek cernavý, lelek černavý
Danish: Amazonnatravn
German: Trauernachtschwalbe, Trauer-Nachtschwalbe
Aukan: Awiyo
English: Blackish Nightjar, Dark Nighthawk
English, HBW: Blackish Nightjar
English (IOC): Blackish Nightjar
English (United States): Blackish Nightjar
Esperanto: Nigra kaprimulgo
Spanish: Aguaitacamino Negruzco, Chotacabra Negruzca, Chotacabras Negruzco, Guardacaminos Negruzco
Spanish (Colombia): Chotacabras negruzco, Gallinaciega negruzco, Guardacaminos Negruzco
Spanish (Ecuador): Chotacabras Negruzco
Spanish (Spain): Chotacabras Negruzco
Spanish (HBW): Blackish Nightjar
Spanish (Peru): Chotacabras Negruzco
Spanish (Venezuela): Aguaitacamino Negruzco
Estonian: kivi-öösorr
Finnish: Mustakehrääjä
French: Engoulevent noirâtre
Guianese Creole French: Mowéyo
Croatian: amazonski leganj
Hungarian: gyászos lappantyú
Italian: Succiacapre fosco sudamericano, Succiacapre nerastro
Japanese (romaji): kuroyotaka
Japanese: クロヨタカ
Scientific: Caprimulgus nigrescens, Caprimulgus nigrescens nigrescens, Nyctidromus nigrescens, Nyctipolus nigrescens, Nyctipolus nigrescens duidae, Nyctipolus nigrescens nigrescens
Lithuanian: Juosvasis lėlys
Dutch: Roetnachtzwaluw
Norwegian Nynorsk: Sotnatteramn
Norwegian: Sotnattravn
Wayampi: Wakilo
Palikúr: Tapulpará
Polish: lelek zalobny, lelek żałobny, lelkowiec żałobny
Portuguese: bacurau-de-lajeado, Bacurau-negro
Portuguese (Brazil): Bacurau-de-lajeado, bacurau-negro
Portuguese (Portugal): Bacurau-das-lajes, noitibó-das-rochas
Russian: Траурный козодой
Slovak: lelek černastý
Serbian: Crnkasti leganj
Sranan: Butabuta, Yorkafowru
Swedish: Sotnattskärra
Turkish: Karaca çobanaldatan
Ukrainian: Дрімлюга траурний
Wayana: Oklai
Chinese: 暗色夜鹰
Chinese (Traditional): 淡黑夜鷹

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