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Pennant-winged Nightjar
Caprimulgus vexillarius (Gould, 1838)
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Order:
  Caprimulgiformes
Family:
  Caprimulgidae
Genus:
  Caprimulgus

Scientific:
  Caprimulgus vexillarius

Citation:
  (Gould, 1838)

Reference:
  Icon.Av. pt2 pl.13,text

Protonym:
  Semeïophorus (Macrodipteryx?) vexillarius

Avibase ID:
  A526534E0230B258

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

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 555602

Geographic range:

  • Caprimulgus vexillarius: Brachystegia woodlands of southern Africa
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Pennant-winged Nightjar
Czech:
  lelek vlajkový
German:
  Flaggennachtschwalbe
Danish:
  Vimpelvinge
Spanish:
  Chotacabras Cuelgacintas
Finnish:
  peitsikehrääjä
French:
  Engoulevent porte-étendard
Italian:
  Succiacapre dai pennacchi
Japanese:
  fukinagashiyotaka
Japanese:
  フキナガシヨタカ
Dutch:
  Wimpelnachtzwaluw
Norwegian:
  Dragenattravn
Polish:
  dziwolotek wstegopióry
Portuguese:
  Noitibo-de-estandarte
Russian:
  Вымпеловый козодой
Slovak:
  lelek vlajkokrídly
Swedish:
  flaggnattskärra
Chinese:
  翎翅夜鹰


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)
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)
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 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)
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)
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 and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
   Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Caprimulgus 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)
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)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Semeiophorus vexillarius)
James Lee Peters:
    Semeiophorus vexillarius
James Lee Peters (original):
    Semeïophorus vexillarius
James Lee Peters (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 2nd edition (1996):
   Pennant-winged Nightjar ( Macrodipteryx vexillarius)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Macrodipteryx vexillarius
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Macrodipteryx vexillarius

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

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 (Kenya): Pennant-winged Nightjar
Spanish: Chotacabra de Alas Punteagudas, Chotacabras Cuelgacintas
Spanish (Spain): Chotacabras Cuelgacintas
Estonian: linttiib-öösorr
Finnish: Peitsikehrääjä
French: Engoulevent porte-étendard
Hungarian: cifraszárnyú lappantyú
Italian: Succiacapre dai pennacchi, Succiacapre dal vessillo
Japanese: fukinagashiyotaka
Japanese: フキナガシヨタカ
Latin: Caprimulgus vexillarius, Macrodipteryx fulleborni, Macrodipteryx vexillaria, Macrodipteryx vexillarius, Semeïophorus (Macrodipteryx?) vexillarius, Semeiophorus vexillarius, Semeïophorus vexillarius, Smeiophorus vexillarius
Lithuanian: Vėliavasparnis lėlys
Dutch: Wimpelnachtzwaluw
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
Swedish: Flaggnattskärra
Swahili: Kirukanjia Kalamu-mbili
Chinese: 翎翅夜鹰
Chinese (Traditional): 翎翅夜鷹

 

         

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