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Blackish Nightjar
Nyctipolus nigrescens Cabanis, 1849
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Order:
  Caprimulgiformes
Family:
  Caprimulgidae
Genus:
  Nyctipolus

Scientific:
  Nyctipolus nigrescens

Citation:
  Cabanis, 1849

Reference:
  ReisenBrit.-Guiana[Schomburgk] 3 p.710

Protonym:
  Caprimulgus nigrescens

Avibase ID:
  63F4EDD002E0E9E9

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
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Blackish Nightjar
Czech:
  lelek černavý
German:
  Trauernachtschwalbe
Danish:
  Amazonnatravn
Spanish:
  Chotacabras Negruzco
Finnish:
  mustakehrääjä
French:
  Engoulevent noirâtre
Italian:
  Succiacapre nerastro
Japanese:
  kuroyotaka
Japanese:
  クロヨタカ
Dutch:
  Roetnachtzwaluw
Norwegian:
  Sotnattravn
Polish:
  lelek zalobny
Portuguese:
  Bacurau-negro
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Bacurau-de-lajeado
Russian:
  Траурный козодой
Slovak:
  lelek černastý
Swedish:
  sotnattskärra
Chinese:
  暗色夜鹰


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Blackish Nightjar ( Nyctipolus nigrescens) [version 1]
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]
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]
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 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]
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]
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 and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
   Blackish Nightjar ( Nyctipolus 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]
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:
   Blackish Nightjar ( Caprimulgus nigrescens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Blackish Nightjar ( Caprimulgus nigrescens) [version 1]
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]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Blackish Nightjar ( Caprimulgus nigrescens) [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Caprimulgus nigrescens nigrescens [version 1]
James Lee Peters (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 2nd edition (1996):
   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]
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

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
Spanish: Aguaitacamino Negruzco, Chotacabra Negruzca, Chotacabras Negruzco, Guardacaminos Negruzco
Spanish (Colombia): Chotacabras negruzco, Gallinaciega negruzco, Guardacaminos Negruzco
Spanish (Spain): Chotacabras Negruzco
Spanish (Peru): Chotacabras Negruzco
Spanish (Venezuela): Aguaitacamino Negruzco
Estonian: kivi-öösorr
Finnish: Mustakehrääjä
French: Engoulevent noirâtre
Guianese Creole French: Mowéyo
Hungarian: gyászos lappantyú
Italian: Succiacapre fosco sudamericano, Succiacapre nerastro
Japanese: kuroyotaka
Japanese: クロヨタカ
Latin: Caprimulgus nigrescens, Caprimulgus nigrescens nigrescens, Nyctipolus nigrescens
Lithuanian: Juosvasis lėlys
Dutch: Roetnachtzwaluw
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
Russian: Траурный козодой
Slovak: lelek černastý
Sranan: Butabuta, Yorkafowru
Swedish: Sotnattskärra
Ukrainian: Дрімлюга траурний
Wayana: Oklai
Chinese: 暗色夜鹰
Chinese (Traditional): 淡黑夜鷹

 

         

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