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Grey Nightjar

Caprimulgus jotaka Temminck & Schlegel, 1844

The grey nightjar is a species of nightjar found in East Asia. It is sometimes treated as a subspecies of the jungle nightjar, its South Asian relative. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Caprimulgiformes
Family:
  Caprimulgidae
Genus:
   Caprimulgus
Scientific:
  Caprimulgus jotaka


Original description

Citation:
  Temminck & Schlegel, 1844

Reference:
  FaunaJap.Aves[Siebold] p.37 pl.13,13

Protonym:
  Caprimulgus jotaka

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/53188717


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  7A2734EBA8ACDB85

Avibase ID:
  avibase-7A2734EB

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/7A2734EB


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 687328

Geographic range:

  • Caprimulgus jotaka jotaka: SE Siberia to e China, Japan and Korea; winters to Gr. Sundas
  • Caprimulgus jotaka hazarae: NE Pakistan to Bangladesh, s China, Myanmar and Malay Pen.
English:
Grey Nightjar
Catalan:
Enganyapastors gris
Czech:
Lelek japonský
Danish:
Grå junglenatravn
German:
Graunachtschwalbe
Spanish:
Chotacabras Jotaka
Spanish (Spain):
Chotacabras Jotaka
Finnish:
Harmaakehrääjä
French:
Engoulevent jotaka
Croatian:
prugastokrili leganj
Icelandic:
Naglfari
Italian:
Succiacapre grigio
Japanese (romaji):
yotaka
Japanese:
ヨタカ
Dutch:
Grijze Nachtzwaluw
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Orientnatteramn
Norwegian:
orientnattravn
Polish:
lelek mandżurski
Portuguese:
Noitibó-jotaka
Russian:
Большой козодой
Slovak:
lelek jotaka
Serbian:
Sivi leganj
Swedish:
kinesisk nattskärra
Ukrainian:
дрімлюга маньчжурський
Chinese:
普通夜鹰
Chinese (Traditional):
普通夜鷹


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 59th suppl.):
Gray Nightjar ( Caprimulgus jotaka)
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 60th suppl.):
Gray Nightjar ( Caprimulgus jotaka)
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 61st suppl.):
Gray Nightjar ( Caprimulgus jotaka)
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 61st suppl. and addendum):
Gray Nightjar ( Caprimulgus jotaka)
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 62nd suppl.):
Gray Nightjar ( Caprimulgus jotaka)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Grey Nightjar ( Caprimulgus jotaka) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Grey Nightjar (Grey) ( Caprimulgus jotaka [jotaka])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Grey Nightjar ( Caprimulgus jotaka) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Grey Nightjar ( Caprimulgus jotaka) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Grey Nightjar ( Caprimulgus jotaka) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Grey Nightjar ( Caprimulgus jotaka) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Grey Nightjar ( Caprimulgus jotaka) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Grey Nightjar ( Caprimulgus jotaka) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Grey Nightjar ( Caprimulgus jotaka) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Grey Nightjar ( Caprimulgus jotaka) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Grey Nightjar ( Caprimulgus jotaka) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Grey Nightjar ( Caprimulgus jotaka) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Grey Nightjar ( Caprimulgus jotaka) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Grey Nightjar ( Caprimulgus jotaka) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Gray Nightjar ( Caprimulgus jotaka) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Gray Nightjar ( Caprimulgus jotaka) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Gray Nightjar ( Caprimulgus jotaka) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Gray Nightjar ( Caprimulgus jotaka) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Gray Nightjar ( Caprimulgus jotaka) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
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Clements, version 2019:
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eBird version 1.55:
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eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2016:
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eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
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eBird version 2019:
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eBird version 2021:
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Grey Nightjar ( Caprimulgus jotaka) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Grey Nightjar ( Caprimulgus jotaka) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
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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:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
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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:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
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Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
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Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
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Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

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

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Other synonyms


Belarusian: Маньчжурскі ляляк
Bengali: মেটে রাতচরা
Catalan: Enganyapastors gris
Czech: Lelek japonský
Danish: Grå junglenatravn
German: Graunachtschwalbe
English: Gray Nightjar, Grey Nightjar, Grey Nightjar (Grey)
English, HBW: Grey Nightjar
English (India): Grey Nightjar (Eastern Jungle Nightjar)
English (IOC): Grey Nightjar
English (United States): Gray Nightjar
Esperanto: Griza kaprimulgo
Spanish: Chotacabras gris, Chotacabras Jotaka
Spanish (Spain): Chotacabras Jotaka
Spanish (HBW): Gray Nightjar
Estonian: Ida-öösorr
Finnish: Harmaakehrääjä
French: Engoulevent jotaka, Engoulevent jotaka (jotaka)
Frisian: Grize deislieper
Irish: Tuirne liath
Galician: Noiteboa do Xapón
Croatian: prugastokrili leganj
Indonesian: Cabak kelabu
Icelandic: Naglfari
Italian: Succiacapre grigio
Japanese (romaji): yotaka
Japanese: ヨタカ
Korean: 쏙독새
Scientific: Caprimulgus indicus jotaka, Caprimulgus jotaka, Caprimulgus jotaka [jotaka], Caprimulgus jotaka jotaka
Latvian: Pelēkais vakarlēpis
Mongolian: Лагс эргүү бор, Лагс эргүүбор
Nepali: फुस्रो चैतेचरा
Dutch: Grijze Nachtzwaluw
Norwegian Nynorsk: Orientnatteramn
Norwegian: orientnattravn
Polish: lelek mandżurski
Portuguese: Noitibó-jotaka
Portuguese (Portugal): noitibó-cinzento
Rhaeto-Romance: Chavret jotaka
Russian: Большой козодой, Японский козодой 
Northern Sami: Ránesčahran
Slovak: lelek jotaka
Serbian: Sivi leganj
Swedish: kinesisk nattskärra
Thai: นกตบยุงภูเขา
Turkish: Gri çobanaldatan
Ukrainian: дрімлюга маньчжурський
Vietnamese: Cú muỗi Ấn Độ
Chinese: *普通夜鹰, 普通夜鹰
Chinese (Traditional): 普通夜鷹, 灰夜鷹

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