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Long-tailed Nightjar

Caprimulgus climacurus Vieillot, 1824

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




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Order:
  Caprimulgiformes
Family:
  Caprimulgidae
Genus:
  Caprimulgus

Scientific:
  Caprimulgus climacurus

Citation:
  Vieillot, 1824

Reference:
  Gal.Ois. 1 p.195 pl.122

Protonym:
  Caprimulgus climacurus

Avibase ID:
  A20EA34DD9C65727

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/A20EA34D

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 555598

Geographic range:

  • Caprimulgus climacurus climacurus: Mauritania to Sudan, western Ethiopia, and eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Caprimulgus climacurus sclateri: Guinea to nw Uganda
  • Caprimulgus climacurus nigricans: E Sudan (White Nile region) Nile Valley
English:
Long-tailed Nightjar
Czech:
lelek dlouhoocasý
German:
Schleppennachtschwalbe
Danish:
Langhalet Natravn
Spanish:
Chotacabras Rabudo
Finnish:
nauhakehrääjä
French:
Engoulevent à longue queue
Icelandic:
Skottfari
Italian:
Succiacapre codalunga
Japanese:
onagayotaka
Japanese:
オナガヨタカ
Dutch:
Langstaartnachtzwaluw
Norwegian:
Langhalenattravn
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Langhalenatteramn
Polish:
lelek ostrosterny
Portuguese:
Noitibo rabilongo
Russian:
Длиннохвостый козодой
Slovak:
lelek dlhochvostý
Swedish:
långstjärtad nattskärra
Ukrainian:
Дрімлюга польовий
Chinese:
非洲长尾夜鹰


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Engoulevent à longue queue ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Engoulevent à longue queue ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
Clements 4th edition:
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition:
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
Clements, version 2015:
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
Clements, version 2016:
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
Clements, version 2017:
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
Clements, version 2018:
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
eBird version 1.50:
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
eBird version 1.52:
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
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:
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
eBird version 2016:
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
eBird version 2017:
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
eBird version 2018:
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Scotornis climacurus) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Scotornis climacurus) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
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):
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
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:
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
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:
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
James Lee Peters:
Scotornis climacurus [version 3]
James Lee Peters (original):
Scotornis climacurus [version 3]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Scotornis climacurus [version 3]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus climacurus) [version 2]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Caprimulgus climacurus [version 2]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Caprimulgus climacurus [version 2]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Caprimulgus [climacurus or clarus] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Catalan: Enganyapastors cuallarg
Czech: Lelek dlouhoocasý
Danish: Langhalet Natravn
German: Langschwanz-Nachtschwalbe, Schleppennachtschwalbe
English: Long tailed Nightjar, Long-tailed Nightjar, Slender-tailed Nightjar
English (IOC): Long-tailed Nightjar
English (Kenya): Long-tailed Nightjar
Spanish: Chotacabras Rabudo
Spanish (Spain): Chotacabras Rabudo
Spanish (HBW): Long-tailed Nightjar
Estonian: händ-öösorr
Finnish: Nauhakehrääjä
French: Engoulevent à longue queue
Hungarian: uszályos lappantyú
Icelandic: Skottfari
Italian: Succiacapre codalunga, Succiacapre codalunga africano
Japanese: onagayotaka
Japanese: オナガヨタカ
Scientific: Caprimulgus climacurus, Caprimulgus climacurus climacurus, Scotornis climacurus
Lithuanian: Ilgauodegis lėlys
Dutch: Langstaartnachtzwaluw, Mozambikaanse Nachtzwaluw
Norwegian Nynorsk: Langhalenatteramn
Norwegian: Langhalenattravn
Polish: lelek ostrosterny
Portuguese: Noitibo rabilongo, Noitibo-rabilongo, Noitibó-rabilongo
Portuguese (Portugal): Noitibó-rabilongo
Russian: Длиннохвостый козодой
Slovak: lelek dlhochvostý
Serbian: Dugorepi leganj
Swedish: Långstjärtad nattskärra
Swahili: Kirukanjia Mkia-mrefu
Ukrainian: Дрімлюга польовий
Chinese: 非洲长尾夜鹰
Chinese (Traditional): 非洲長尾夜鷹

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