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Pennant-winged Nightjar

Caprimulgus vexillarius (Gould, J 1838)

The pennant-winged nightjar is a species of nightjar that occurs from Nigeria to northern South Africa. It is an intra-African migrant and displays remarkable sexual dimorphism in the breeding season. Source: Wikipedia




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


Original description

Citation:
  (Gould, J 1838)

Reference:
   Icon. Avium pt2 pl.13,text

Protonym:
  Semeïophorus (Macrodypteryx?) vexillarius

Link:
  https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/53498410


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  A526534E0230B258

Avibase ID:
  avibase-A526534E

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/A526534E


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 555602

Geographic range:

  • Caprimulgus vexillarius: Brachystegia woodlands of southern Africa
English:
Pennant-winged Nightjar
Catalan:
Enganyapastors de cintes
Czech:
lelek vlajkový
Danish:
Vimpelvinge
German:
Flaggennachtschwalbe
Spanish:
Chotacabras Cuelgacintas
Spanish (Spain):
Chotacabras Cuelgacintas
Finnish:
peitsikehrääjä
French:
Engoulevent porte-étendard
Croatian:
dugokrili leganj
Hungarian:
cifraszárnyú lappantyú
Icelandic:
Náttveifari
Italian:
Succiacapre dai pennacchi
Japanese (romaji):
fukinagashiyotaka
Japanese:
フキナガシヨタカ
Lithuanian:
Vėliavasparnis lėlys
Dutch:
Wimpelnachtzwaluw
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Dragenatteramn
Norwegian:
Dragenattravn
Polish:
dziwolotek wstęgopióry
Portuguese:
noitibó-de-balanceiros
Russian:
Вымпеловый козодой
Slovak:
lelek vlajkokrídly
Serbian:
Leganj zastavičar
Swedish:
flaggnattskärra
Ukrainian:
Дрімлюга-прапорокрил ангольський
Chinese:
翎翅夜鹰
Chinese (Traditional):
翎翅夜鷹


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Macrodipteryx vexillarius)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Macrodipteryx vexillarius)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Macrodipteryx vexillarius)
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Macrodipteryx vexillarius)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Macrodipteryx vexillarius)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Macrodipteryx vexillarius)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Caprimulgus vexillarius)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Macrodipteryx vexillarius)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Macrodipteryx vexillarius)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Caprimulgus vexillarius)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Caprimulgus vexillarius)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Caprimulgus vexillarius)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Caprimulgus vexillarius)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Caprimulgus vexillarius)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Caprimulgus vexillarius)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Macrodipteryx vexillarius)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Macrodipteryx vexillarius)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Macrodipteryx vexillarius)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Macrodipteryx vexillarius)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Macrodipteryx vexillarius)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Macrodipteryx vexillarius)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Macrodipteryx vexillarius)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Macrodipteryx vexillarius)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Macrodipteryx vexillarius)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Caprimulgus vexillarius)
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Caprimulgus vexillarius)
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Caprimulgus vexillarius)
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Caprimulgus vexillarius)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Caprimulgus vexillarius)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Caprimulgus vexillarius)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Caprimulgus vexillarius)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Caprimulgus vexillarius)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Caprimulgus vexillarius)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Engoulevent porte-étendard ( Macrodipteryx vexillarius)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Engoulevent porte-étendard ( Macrodipteryx vexillarius)
Clements 1st edition:
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Smeiophorus vexillarius)
Clements, version 2021:
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Caprimulgus vexillarius)
Clements 3rd edition:
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Smeiophorus vexillarius)
Clements 4th edition:
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Macrodipteryx vexillarius)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Macrodipteryx vexillarius)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Macrodipteryx vexillarius)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Macrodipteryx vexillarius)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Macrodipteryx vexillarius)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Macrodipteryx vexillarius)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Macrodipteryx vexillarius)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Macrodipteryx vexillarius)
Clements 6th edition:
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Macrodipteryx vexillarius)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Macrodipteryx vexillarius)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Macrodipteryx vexillarius)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Macrodipteryx vexillarius)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Macrodipteryx vexillarius)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Macrodipteryx vexillarius)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Macrodipteryx vexillarius)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Caprimulgus vexillarius)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Caprimulgus vexillarius)
Clements, version 2015:
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Caprimulgus vexillarius)
Clements, version 2016:
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Caprimulgus vexillarius)
Clements, version 2017:
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Caprimulgus vexillarius)
Clements, version 2018:
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Caprimulgus vexillarius)
Clements, version 2019:
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Caprimulgus vexillarius)
eBird version 1.50:
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Macrodipteryx vexillarius)
eBird version 1.52:
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Macrodipteryx vexillarius)
eBird version 1.53:
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Macrodipteryx vexillarius)
eBird version 1.54:
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Caprimulgus vexillarius)
eBird version 1.55:
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Caprimulgus vexillarius)
eBird version 2015:
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Caprimulgus vexillarius)
eBird version 2016:
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Caprimulgus vexillarius)
eBird version 2017:
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Caprimulgus vexillarius)
eBird version 2018:
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Caprimulgus vexillarius)
eBird version 2019:
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Caprimulgus vexillarius)
eBird version 2021:
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Caprimulgus vexillarius)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Macrodipteryx vexillarius)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Macrodipteryx vexillarius)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Macrodipteryx vexillarius)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Macrodipteryx vexillarius)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Macrodipteryx vexillarius)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Macrodipteryx vexillarius)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Macrodipteryx vexillarius)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Macrodipteryx vexillarius)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Macrodipteryx vexillarius)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Macrodipteryx vexillarius)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Macrodipteryx vexillarius)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Caprimulgus vexillarius)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Caprimulgus vexillarius)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Macrodipteryx vexillarius)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Caprimulgus vexillarius)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Caprimulgus vexillarius)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Caprimulgus vexillarius)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Caprimulgus vexillarius)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Macrodipteryx vexillarius)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Macrodipteryx vexillarius)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Macrodipteryx vexillarius)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Macrodipteryx vexillarius)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Macrodipteryx vexillarius)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Macrodipteryx vexillarius)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Macrodipteryx vexillarius)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Macrodipteryx vexillarius)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Macrodipteryx vexillarius)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Macrodipteryx vexillarius)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Macrodipteryx vexillarius)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Macrodipteryx vexillarius)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Macrodipteryx vexillarius)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Macrodipteryx vexillarius)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Macrodipteryx vexillarius)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Macrodipteryx vexillarius)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Macrodipteryx vexillarius)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Macrodipteryx vexillarius)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Macrodipteryx vexillarius)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Macrodipteryx vexillarius)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Macrodipteryx vexillarius)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Macrodipteryx vexillarius)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Caprimulgus vexillarius)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Caprimulgus vexillarius)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Caprimulgus vexillarius)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Caprimulgus vexillarius)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Caprimulgus vexillarius)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Caprimulgus vexillarius)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Caprimulgus vexillarius)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Caprimulgus vexillarius)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Caprimulgus vexillarius)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Caprimulgus vexillarius)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Caprimulgus vexillarius)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Caprimulgus vexillarius)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Caprimulgus vexillarius)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Caprimulgus vexillarius)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Caprimulgus vexillarius)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Caprimulgus vexillarius)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Caprimulgus vexillarius)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Caprimulgus vexillarius)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Caprimulgus vexillarius)
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Caprimulgus vexillarius)
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Caprimulgus vexillarius)
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Caprimulgus vexillarius)
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Caprimulgus vexillarius)
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Caprimulgus vexillarius)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Semeiophorus vexillarius)
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Semeiophorus vexillarius
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Semeïophorus vexillarius
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Semeïophorus vexillarius
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Macrodipteryx vexillarius)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Macrodipteryx vexillarius)
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Macrodipteryx vexillarius)
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Caprimulgus vexillarius)
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Caprimulgus vexillarius)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Macrodipteryx vexillarius
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Macrodipteryx vexillarius

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Afrikaans: Wimpelvlerknaguil
Catalan: Enganyapastors de cintes
Czech: Lelek vlajkový
Danish: Vimpelvinge
German: Flaggenflügel, Flaggennachtschwalbe, Flaggen-Nachtschwalbe, Ruderflügel
English: Pennant winged Nightjar, Pennantwinged Nightjar, Pennant-winged Nightjar
English, HBW: Pennant-winged Nightjar
English (IOC): Pennant-winged Nightjar
English (Kenya): Pennant-winged Nightjar
English (United States): Pennant-winged Nightjar
Esperanto: Longpluma kaprimulgo
Spanish: Chotacabra de Alas Punteagudas, Chotacabras Cuelgacintas
Spanish (Spain): Chotacabras Cuelgacintas
Spanish (HBW): Pennant-winged Nightjar
Estonian: linttiib-öösorr
Finnish: Peitsikehrääjä
French: Engoulevent porte-étendard
Croatian: dugokrili leganj
Hungarian: cifraszárnyú lappantyú
Icelandic: Náttveifari
Italian: Succiacapre dai pennacchi, Succiacapre dal vessillo
Japanese (romaji): fukinagashiyotaka
Japanese: フキナガシヨタカ
Kirghiz: желбиректүү байкуш
Scientific: Caprimulgus fulleborni, Caprimulgus fülleborni, Caprimulgus vexillarius, Macrodipteryx fulleborni, Macrodipteryx vexillaria, Macrodipteryx vexillarius, Semeïophorus (Macrodipteryx?) vexillarius, Semeiophorus vexillarius, Semeïophorus vexillarius, Smeiophorus vexillarius
Lithuanian: Vėliavasparnis lėlys
Dutch: Wimpelnachtzwaluw
Norwegian Nynorsk: Dragenatteramn
Norwegian: Dragenattravn
Polish: Dziwoletek wstęgopióry, dziwolotek wstegopióry, dziwolotek wstęgopióry
Portuguese: Noitibo-de-balanceiros, Noitibó-de-balanceiros, Noitibo-de-estandarte
Portuguese (Portugal): Noitibó-de-balanceiros
Russian: Вымпеловый козодой
Slovak: lelek vlajkokrídly
Serbian: Leganj zastavičar
Swedish: Flaggnattskärra
Swahili: Kirukanjia Kalamu-mbili
Turkish: Kurdela kanatlı çobanaldatan
Tatar: дүртканат
Ukrainian: Дрімлюга-прапорокрил ангольський
Chinese: 翎翅夜鹰
Chinese (Traditional): 翎翅夜鷹

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