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Plain Nightjar

Caprimulgus inornatus von Heuglin, 1869

The Plain Nightjar (Caprimulgus inornatus) is a species of nightjar in the Caprimulgidae family. It is found in Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, and Yemen. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Caprimulgiformes
Family:
  Caprimulgidae
Genus:
  Caprimulgus

Scientific:
  Caprimulgus inornatus

Citation:
  von Heuglin, 1869

Reference:
  Orn.NordostAfr. 1 p.129

Protonym:
  Caprimulgus inornatus

Avibase ID:
  7C3959D678F5AA3C

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/7C3959D6

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 555590

Geographic range:

  • Caprimulgus inornatus: Thornscrub of sub-Saharan Africa and sw Arabian Peninsula
English:
Plain Nightjar
Czech:
lelek mramorovaný
German:
Marmornachtschwalbe
Danish:
Sahelnatravn
Spanish:
Chotacabras Sencillo
Finnish:
sahelinkehrääjä
French:
Engoulevent terne
Italian:
Succiacapre disadorno
Japanese:
mujiyotaka
Japanese:
ムジヨタカ
Dutch:
Marmernachtzwaluw
Norwegian:
Sahelnattravn
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Sahelnatteramn
Polish:
lelek jasny
Russian:
Мраморный козодой
Slovak:
lelek menlivý
Swedish:
sahelnattskärra
Ukrainian:
Дрімлюга блідий
Chinese:
纯色夜鹰


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Plain Nightjar ( Caprimulgus inornatus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Plain Nightjar ( Caprimulgus inornatus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Plain Nightjar ( Caprimulgus inornatus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Plain Nightjar ( Caprimulgus inornatus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Plain Nightjar ( Caprimulgus inornatus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Plain Nightjar ( Caprimulgus inornatus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Plain Nightjar ( Caprimulgus inornatus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Plain Nightjar ( Caprimulgus inornatus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Plain Nightjar ( Caprimulgus inornatus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Plain Nightjar ( Caprimulgus inornatus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Plain Nightjar ( Caprimulgus inornatus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Plain Nightjar ( Caprimulgus inornatus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Plain Nightjar ( Caprimulgus inornatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Plain Nightjar ( Caprimulgus inornatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Plain Nightjar ( Caprimulgus inornatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Plain Nightjar ( Caprimulgus inornatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
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Birdlife checklist version 04:
Plain Nightjar ( Caprimulgus inornatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Plain Nightjar ( Caprimulgus inornatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Plain Nightjar ( Caprimulgus inornatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Plain Nightjar ( Caprimulgus inornatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Plain Nightjar ( Caprimulgus inornatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Plain Nightjar ( Caprimulgus inornatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Plain Nightjar ( Caprimulgus inornatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Plain Nightjar ( Caprimulgus inornatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Plain Nightjar ( Caprimulgus inornatus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Plain Nightjar ( Caprimulgus inornatus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Plain Nightjar ( Caprimulgus inornatus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Engoulevent terne ( Caprimulgus inornatus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Engoulevent terne ( Caprimulgus inornatus) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Plain Nightjar ( Caprimulgus inornatus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Plain Nightjar ( Caprimulgus inornatus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition:
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
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Clements, version 2015:
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Clements, version 2016:
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Clements, version 2017:
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Clements, version 2018:
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Clements, version 2019:
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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 1.52:
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eBird version 1.53:
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eBird version 1.54:
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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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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Plain Nightjar ( Caprimulgus inornatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Plain Nightjar ( Caprimulgus inornatus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
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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:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
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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:
Plain Nightjar ( Caprimulgus inornatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Plain Nightjar ( Caprimulgus inornatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Plain Nightjar ( Caprimulgus inornatus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Plain Nightjar ( Caprimulgus inornatus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Plain Nightjar ( Caprimulgus inornatus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Plain Nightjar ( Caprimulgus inornatus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Caprimulgus inornatus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Caprimulgus inornatus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Catalan: Enganyapastors de planura
Czech: Lelek mramorovaný
Danish: Sahelnatravn
German: Marmornachtschwalbe, Marmor-Nachtschwalbe
English: Ludovic's Nightjar, Plain Nightjar
English (IOC): Plain Nightjar
English (Kenya): Plain Nightjar
Spanish: Chotacabra Sencilla, Chotacabras Sencillo
Spanish (Spain): Chotacabras Sencillo
Spanish (HBW): Plain Nightjar
Estonian: savanni-öösorr
Finnish: Sahelinkehrääjä
French: Engoulevent modeste, Engoulevent terne
Hungarian: márványos lappantyú
Italian: Succiacapre disadorno
Japanese: mujiyotaka
Japanese: ムジヨタカ
Scientific: Caprimulgus inornatus, Caprimulgus inornatus houyi, Caprimulgus inornatus inornatus, Caprimulgus inornatus ludovicianus, Caprimulgus inornatus malbranti, Caprimulgus inornatus vinacea-brunneus
Lithuanian: Blyškusis lėlys, Marmurinis lelys
Latvian: Sahelas vakarlēpis
Dutch: Marmernachtzwaluw
Norwegian Nynorsk: Sahelnatteramn
Norwegian: Sahelnattravn
Polish: lelek jasny
Russian: Мраморный козодой, Серый козодой
Slovak: lelek menlivý
Swedish: Sahelnattskärra
Swahili: Kirukanjia Bilachoro
Turkish: boz başlı çobanaldatan, Boz-başli çobanaldatan, Soluk Renkli Çobanaldatan
Ukrainian: Дрімлюга блідий
Chinese: 纯色夜鹰
Chinese (Traditional): 平原夜鷹

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