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Least Nighthawk

Chordeiles pusillus Gould, 1861

The Least Nighthawk (Chordeiles pusillus) is a species of nightjar in the Caprimulgidae family. It is found in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Guyana, and Venezuela. Its natural habitats are dry savanna and subtropical or tropical seasonally wet or flooded lowland grassland. It is the smallest Caprimulgiformes, at 16 centimetres (6.3 in). Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Caprimulgiformes
Family:
  Caprimulgidae
Genus:
  Chordeiles

Scientific:
  Chordeiles pusillus

Citation:
  Gould, 1861

Reference:
  PZS Pt2 p.182

Protonym:
  Chordeiles ? pusillus

Avibase ID:
  897A81B0FCAFE097

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/897A81B0

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 555540

Geographic range:

  • Chordeiles pusillus pusillus: E Brazil (Tocantins, Bahia and Goiás)
  • Chordeiles pusillus septentrionalis: E Colombia to s Venezuela, the Guianas and adjacent Brazil
  • Chordeiles pusillus esmeraldae: SE Colombia to s Venezuela and extreme nw Brazil
  • Chordeiles pusillus xerophilus: Extreme ne Brazil (Paraíba and Pernambuco)
  • Chordeiles pusillus novaesi: NE Brazil (Maranhão and Piauí)
  • Chordeiles pusillus saturatus: Extreme e Bolivia and w-central Brazil
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English:
Least Nighthawk
Czech:
lelek nejmenší
German:
Gnomennachtschwalbe
Danish:
Dværgnathøg
Spanish:
Añapero Menudo
Finnish:
pikkuhaukkakehrääjä
French:
Engoulevent nain
Italian:
Succiacapre minuto
Japanese:
kobitoamerikayotaka
Japanese:
コビトアメリカヨタカ
Dutch:
Kleinste Nachtzwaluw
Norwegian:
Tussenatthauk
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Tussenatthauk
Polish:
lelczyk malutki
Portuguese:
Bacurau-pequeno
Portuguese (Brazil):
Bacurauzinho
Russian:
Карликовый сумеречный козодой
Slovak:
súmračník malý
Swedish:
dvärgfalknattskärra
Ukrainian:
Анаперо карликовий
Chinese:
小白喉夜鹰


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Least Nighthawk ( Chordeiles pusillus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
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Birdlife checklist version 00:
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Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
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Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
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Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
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Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
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Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Engoulevent nain ( Chordeiles pusillus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
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Clements 1st edition:
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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):
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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
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James Lee Peters:
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James Lee Peters (original):
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James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
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Sibley and Monroe (1993):
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South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
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South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
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South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
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South American Classification Committee (22/04/2017):
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South American Classification Committee (4/06/2018):
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South American Classification Committee (6/06/2019):
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Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
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Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
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Species status: full species

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Catalan: Enganyapastors menut
Czech: Lelek menší, lelek nejmenší
Danish: Dværgnathøg
German: Gnomen Nachtschwalbe, Gnomennachtschwalbe
English: Least Nighthawk
English (IOC): Least Nighthawk
Spanish: Aguaitacamino Menudo, Añapero chico, Añapero Menor, Añapero Menudo, Chotacabras Enano
Spanish (Argentine): Añapero chico
Spanish (Colombia): Chotacabras Enano, Gallinaciega enano, Guardacaminos enano
Spanish (Spain): Añapero Menudo
Spanish (HBW): Least Nighthawk
Spanish (Venezuela): Aguaitacamino Menudo
Estonian: väike-videvikusorr
Finnish: Pikkuhaukkakehrääjä
French: Engoulevent nain
Hungarian: törpeestifecske
Italian: Caprimulgo-sparviero minimo, Succiacapre minuto
Japanese: kobitoamerikayotaka
Japanese: コビトアメリカヨタカ
Scientific: Chordeiles ? pusillus, Chordeiles pusillus, Chordeiles pusillus pusillus
Lithuanian: Nykštukinis sutemų lėlys
Dutch: Kleinste Nachtzwaluw
Norwegian Nynorsk: Tussenatthauk
Norwegian: Tussenatthauk
Polish: lelczyk malutki
Portuguese: Bacurau-pequeno, bacurauzinho
Portuguese (Brazil): bacurau-pequeno, Bacurauzinho
Portuguese (Portugal): Bacurauzinho
Russian: Карликовый сумеречный козодой
Slovak: súmračník malý
Swedish: Dvärgfalknattskärra
Ukrainian: Анаперо карликовий
Chinese: 小白喉夜鹰
Chinese (Traditional): 姬夜鷹

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