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Fiery-necked or Black-shouldered Nightjar

Caprimulgus [pectoralis or nigriscapularis] (= Caprimulgus pectoralis) Cuvier, 1816




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Order:
  Caprimulgiformes
Family:
  Caprimulgidae
Genus:
  Caprimulgus

Scientific:
  Caprimulgus pectoralis

Citation:
  Cuvier, 1816

Reference:
  Règne Anim. 1, p.376,note2

Protonym:
  Caprimulgus pectoralis

Avibase ID:
  7E3578A23C6F876C

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/7E3578A2

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 555584

Geographic range:

  • Caprimulgus nigriscapularis: Senegambia east, patchily, to southern South Sudan, Uganda, extreme western Kenya, southwestern and eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Burundi, and northwestern Tanzania
  • Caprimulgus pectoralis pectoralis: southern South Africa (from western Northern Cape to KwaZulu-Natal and Mpumalanga)
  • Caprimulgus pectoralis shelleyi: Angola to southern Democratic Republic of the Congo, southeastern Kenya, and southwestern Tanzania
  • Caprimulgus pectoralis crepusculans: SE Zimbabwe to Mozambique, Swaziland and e South Africa
  • Caprimulgus pectoralis fervidus: S Angola to n Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe and ne S Africa
English:
Fiery-necked or Black-shouldered Nightjar
Czech:
lelek hvízdavý
German:
Pfeifnachtschwalbe
Danish:
Sydafrikansk Natravn
Spanish:
Chotacabras músico
Finnish:
kapinkehrääjä
French:
Engoulevent musicien ou E. à épaulettes noires
Italian:
Succiacapre colloflammeo
Japanese:
chaeriyotaka
Japanese:
チャエリヨタカ
Dutch:
Roesthalsnachtzwaluw
Norwegian:
Ildnakkenattravn
Polish:
lelek sniady
Portuguese:
Noitibo musical
Russian:
Свистящий козодой
Slovak:
lelek pisklavý
Swedish:
Sydafrikansk nattskärra
Ukrainian:
Дрімлюга міомбовий
Chinese:
非洲夜鹰


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Fiery-necked or Black-shouldered Nightjar ( Caprimulgus [pectoralis or nigriscapularis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Fiery-necked or Black-shouldered Nightjar ( Caprimulgus [pectoralis or nigriscapularis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Fiery-necked or Black-shouldered Nightjar ( Caprimulgus [pectoralis or nigriscapularis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Fiery-necked or Black-shouldered Nightjar ( Caprimulgus [pectoralis or nigriscapularis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Fiery-necked or Black-shouldered Nightjar ( Caprimulgus [pectoralis or nigriscapularis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Fiery-necked or Black-shouldered Nightjar ( Caprimulgus [pectoralis or nigriscapularis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Fiery-necked or Black-shouldered Nightjar ( Caprimulgus [pectoralis or nigriscapularis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Fiery-necked or Black-shouldered Nightjar ( Caprimulgus [pectoralis or nigriscapularis])
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Fiery-necked Nightjar ( Caprimulgus pectoralis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Fiery-necked Nightjar ( Caprimulgus pectoralis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Fiery-necked Nightjar ( Caprimulgus pectoralis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Fiery-necked Nightjar ( Caprimulgus pectoralis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Fiery-necked Nightjar ( Caprimulgus pectoralis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Fiery-necked Nightjar ( Caprimulgus pectoralis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Fiery-necked Nightjar ( Caprimulgus pectoralis) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Dusky Nightjar ( Caprimulgus pectoralis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Fiery-necked Nightjar ( Caprimulgus pectoralis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Fiery-necked Nightjar ( Caprimulgus pectoralis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Fiery-necked Nightjar ( Caprimulgus pectoralis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Fiery-necked Nightjar ( Caprimulgus pectoralis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Fiery-necked Nightjar ( Caprimulgus pectoralis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Fiery-necked Nightjar ( Caprimulgus pectoralis) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Fiery-necked Nightjar ( Caprimulgus pectoralis) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Caprimulgus pectoralis [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Caprimulgus pectoralis [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Caprimulgus pectoralis [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Fiery-necked Nightjar ( Caprimulgus pectoralis) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

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Other synonyms


Afrikaans: Afrikaanse Naguil
Catalan: Enganyapastors musical
Czech: Lelek hvízdavý
Danish: Sydafrikansk Natravn
German: Pfeifnachtschwalbe, Rotnacken-Nachtschwalbe, Schwarzschulter-Nachtschwalbe
English: African Dusky Nightjar, Black-shouldered Nightjar, Cuvier's Nightjar, Dusky Nightjar, Fiery necked Nightjar, Fierynecked Nightjar, Fiery-necked Nightjar, Fiery-necked or Black-shouldered Nightjar, South African Nightjar
Spanish: Chotacabra Africana Sombría, Chotacabras Hombronegro, Chotacabras músico
Estonian: ruuge-öösorr
Finnish: Kapinkehrääjä
French: Engoulevent à épaulettes noires, Engoulevent musicien, Engoulevent musicien ou E. à épaulettes noires
Hungarian: fütyülő lappantyú
Italian: Succiacapre colloflammeo, Succiacapre fosco africano
Japanese: chaeriyotaka
Japanese: チャエリヨタカ
Kwangali: Rumbamba
Scientific: Caprimulgus [pectoralis or nigriscapularis], Caprimulgus pectoralis, Caprimulgus pectoralis pectoralis, Nyctisyrigmus kwalensis
Lithuanian: Rusvakaklis lėlys
Dutch: Roesthalsnachtzwaluw
Norwegian: Ildnakkenattravn
Sotho, Northern: Leuwauwe
Polish: lelek sniady, lelek śniady, Lelek szarogłowy
Portuguese: Noitibo musical, Noitibo-musical
Russian: Свистящий козодой
Slovak: lelek pisklavý
Shona: Datiwa
Siswant: Malwelwe
Swedish: Sydafrikansk nattskärra
Swahili: Kirukanjia Shingo-madoa
Tswana: Leubauba
Tsonga: Kubhasti
Ukrainian: Дрімлюга міомбовий
Xhosa: Udebeza
Chinese: 非洲夜鹰
Chinese (Traditional): 南非夜鷹
Zulu: uZavolo

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