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Large-tailed or Andaman Nightjar

Caprimulgus [macrurus or andamanicus] (= Caprimulgus macrurus) Horsfield, T 1821




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


Original description

Citation:
  Horsfield, T 1821

Reference:
   Trans. Linn. Soc. London (1), 13 p.142

Protonym:
  Caprimulgus macrurus

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/754875


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  9CB86AB010CEB0A1

Avibase ID:
  avibase-9CB86AB0

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/9CB86AB0


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 555578

Geographic range:

  • Caprimulgus macrurus macrurus: Java and Bali
  • Caprimulgus macrurus albonotatus: NE Pakistan and n India to Bhutan and Bangladesh
  • Caprimulgus macrurus bimaculatus: NE India to s China, Sumatra and Riau Archipelago
  • Caprimulgus macrurus johnsoni: S Philippines (Palawan, Busuanga and Culion)
  • Caprimulgus macrurus salvadorii: N Borneo, Labuan, Balambangan, Banguey and s Sula islands
  • Caprimulgus macrurus schlegelii: Wallacea, New Guinea, New Britain and coastal n Australia
  • Caprimulgus andamanicus: Andaman Islands
  • Show more...
English:
Large-tailed or Andaman Nightjar
French:
Engoulevent de Horsfield ou E. des Andaman


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Large-tailed or Andaman Nightjar ( Caprimulgus [macrurus or andamanicus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Large-tailed or Andaman Nightjar ( Caprimulgus [macrurus or andamanicus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Large-tailed or Andaman Nightjar ( Caprimulgus [macrurus or andamanicus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Large-tailed or Andaman Nightjar ( Caprimulgus [macrurus or andamanicus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Large-tailed or Andaman Nightjar ( Caprimulgus [macrurus or andamanicus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Large-tailed or Andaman Nightjar ( Caprimulgus [macrurus or andamanicus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Large-tailed or Andaman Nightjar ( Caprimulgus [macrurus or andamanicus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Large-tailed or Andaman Nightjar ( Caprimulgus [macrurus or andamanicus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Large-tailed or Andaman Nightjar ( Caprimulgus [macrurus or andamanicus])
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Large-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus macrurus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Large-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus macrurus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Large-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus macrurus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Large-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus macrurus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Large-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus macrurus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Large-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus macrurus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Large-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus macrurus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Large-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus macrurus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Large-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus macrurus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Engoulevent de Horsfield ( Caprimulgus macrurus) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Large-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus macrurus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Large-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus macrurus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Large-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus macrurus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Large-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus macrurus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Large-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus macrurus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Large-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus macrurus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Large-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus macrurus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus macrurus)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus macrurus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Large-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus macrurus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Large-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus macrurus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Large-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus macrurus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Large-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus macrurus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Large-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus macrurus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Large-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus macrurus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Large-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus macrurus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Large-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus macrurus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Large-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus macrurus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Large-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus macrurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Large-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus macrurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Large-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus macrurus) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
Large-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus macrurus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Large-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus macrurus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Large-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus macrurus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Large-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus macrurus) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

This taxon is a subspecies of Caprimulgus [macrurus, atripennis, andamanicus, manillensis or celebensis]

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Bengali: ল্যাঞ্জা রাতচরা
Catalan: Enganyapastors de Horsfield
Czech: lelek indomalajský, Lelek ostrovní
Danish: Orientalsk Natravn
German: Langschwanz-Nachtschwalbe
English: Large-tailed Nightjar, Large-tailed or Andaman Nightjar, Long-tailed Nightjar
Esperanto: Grandvosta kaprimulgo
Spanish: Chotacabras Macruro
Estonian: kagu-öösorr
Finnish: Pitkäpyrstökehrääjä
French: Engoulevent de Horsfield, Engoulevent de Horsfield ou E. des Andaman
Hungarian: Hosszúfarku lappantyú
Indonesian: Burung Cabak Maling, Cabak maling
Italian: Succiacapre codalarga
Japanese (romaji): o-biro yo-taka, obiroyotaka
Japanese: オビロヨタカ
Japanese (Kanji): 尾広夜鷹, 尾広怪鴟, 尾広蚊母鳥
Scientific: Caprimulgus [macrurus or andamanicus], Caprimulgus macrurus, Caprimulgus macrurus macrurus
Lithuanian: Stambiauodegis lėlys
Malayalam: രാച്ചൌങ്ങന്‍ 
Malay: Burung Malas, Burung Tukang, Burung Tukang Kubur, Tukang, Tukang Kubur
Nepali: लामपुच्छ«े चैतेचरा
Dutch: Horsfield-nachtzwaluw, Horsfields Nachtzwaluw
Norwegian: Hamrenattravn
Polish: lelek paskoglowy, Lelek paskogłowy
Pinyin: cháng-wěi yè-yīng
Russian: Длиннохвостый козодой, Козодой Хорсфильда
Slovak: lelek velkochvostý
Swedish: Storstjärtad nattskärra
Thai: นกกะบ้าหางยาว, นกตบยุงหางยาว
Thai (Transliteration): nók kà-bâa hăaŋ-yaaw, nók tòp-yuŋ hăaŋ-yaaw
Ukrainian: Дрімлюга великохвостий
Vietnamese: Chim Cú muỗi đuôi dài, Cú muỗi đuôi dài
Chinese: 长尾夜鹰
Chinese (Traditional): 長尾夜鷹

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