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Grey Nightjar
Caprimulgus jotaka (= Caprimulgus jotaka jotaka) Temminck & Schlegel, 1844
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Order:
  Caprimulgiformes
Family:
  Caprimulgidae
Genus:
  Caprimulgus

Scientific:
  Caprimulgus jotaka jotaka

Citation:
  Temminck & Schlegel, 1844

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

Protonym:
  Caprimulgus jotaka

Avibase ID:
  7A2734EBA8ACDB85

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.
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Grey Nightjar
German:
  Graunachtschwalbe
Spanish:
  Chotacabras Jotaka
French:
  Engoulevent jotaka
Japanese:
  yotaka
Japanese:
  ヨタカ
Dutch:
  Grijze Nachtzwaluw
Polish:
  lelek mandżurski
Russian:
  Японский козодой 
Slovak:
  lelek jotaka
Swedish:
  kinesisk nattskärra
Chinese:
  *普通夜鹰


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 59th 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):
   Grey Nightjar ( Caprimulgus jotaka) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   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):
   Grey Nightjar ( Caprimulgus jotaka) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
   Grey 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:
   Gray Nightjar ( Caprimulgus jotaka) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Gray Nightjar ( Caprimulgus jotaka) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Gray Nightjar ( Caprimulgus jotaka) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Gray Nightjar ( Caprimulgus jotaka) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Gray Nightjar ( Caprimulgus jotaka) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
   Gray Nightjar ( Caprimulgus jotaka) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
   Grey Nightjar ( Caprimulgus jotaka) [version 1]
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]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Grey Nightjar ( Caprimulgus jotaka) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Grey Nightjar ( Caprimulgus jotaka) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Grey Nightjar ( Caprimulgus jotaka) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Grey Nightjar ( Caprimulgus jotaka) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Grey Nightjar ( Caprimulgus jotaka) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Grey Nightjar ( Caprimulgus jotaka) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Grey Nightjar ( Caprimulgus jotaka) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Grey Nightjar ( Caprimulgus jotaka) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Grey Nightjar ( Caprimulgus jotaka) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Grey Nightjar ( Caprimulgus jotaka) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Grey Nightjar ( Caprimulgus jotaka) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Grey Nightjar ( Caprimulgus jotaka) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Grey Nightjar ( Caprimulgus jotaka) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Grey Nightjar ( Caprimulgus jotaka) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Grey Nightjar ( Caprimulgus jotaka) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Grey Nightjar ( Caprimulgus jotaka) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Grey Nightjar ( Caprimulgus jotaka) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
   Grey Nightjar ( Caprimulgus jotaka) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
   Grey Nightjar ( Caprimulgus jotaka) [version 1]

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

Bengali: মেটে রাতচরা
Catalan: Enganyapastors gris
German: Graunachtschwalbe
English: Gray Nightjar, Grey Nightjar, Grey Nightjar (Grey)
English (India): Grey Nightjar (Eastern Jungle Nightjar)
Spanish: Chotacabras Jotaka
Spanish (Spain): Chotacabras Jotaka
French: Engoulevent jotaka, Engoulevent jotaka (jotaka)
Indonesian: Cabak kelabu
Japanese: yotaka
Japanese: ヨタカ
Korean: 쏙독새
Latin: Caprimulgus indicus jotaka, Caprimulgus jotaka, Caprimulgus jotaka [jotaka], Caprimulgus jotaka jotaka
Dutch: Grijze Nachtzwaluw
Polish: lelek mandżurski
Russian: Японский козодой 
Slovak: lelek jotaka
Swedish: kinesisk nattskärra
Thai: นกตบยุงภูเขา
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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