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Great Eared-Nightjar
Lyncornis macrotis (Vigors, 1831)
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Order:
  Caprimulgiformes
Family:
  Caprimulgidae
Genus:
  Lyncornis

Scientific:
  Lyncornis macrotis

Citation:
  (Vigors, 1831)

Reference:
  PZS Pt1 no.8 p.97

Protonym:
  Caprimulgus macrotis

Avibase ID:
  C5E15B3173536BE6

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/C5E15B31

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 555537

Geographic range:

  • Lyncornis macrotis macrotis: N and e Philippine Islands
  • Lyncornis macrotis bourdilloni: SW India
  • Lyncornis macrotis cerviniceps: Bangladesh and ne India to s China, Indochina and n Malay Peninsula
  • Lyncornis macrotis jacobsoni: Simeulue I. (off nw Sumatra)
  • Lyncornis macrotis macropterus: Sulawesi, Talaud Is., Sangihe I., Banggai Is. and Sula Is.
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Great Eared-Nightjar
Czech:
  lelek ušatý
German:
  Riesennachtschwalbe
Danish:
  Stor Hornnatravn
Spanish:
  Chotacabras Orejudo
Finnish:
  isokorvakehrääjä
French:
  Engoulevent oreillard
Italian:
  Succiacapre orecchiuto maggiore
Japanese:
  oomimiyotaka
Japanese:
  オオミミヨタカ
Dutch:
  Grote Nachtzwaluw
Norwegian:
  Hornnattravn
Polish:
  rogatnik duzy
Russian:
  Большой южноазиатский козодой
Slovak:
  nočnár veľký
Swedish:
  större öronnattskärra
Chinese:
  毛腿夜鹰


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Great Eared-Nightjar ( Lyncornis macrotis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Great Eared-Nightjar ( Eurostopodus macrotis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Great Eared-Nightjar ( Eurostopodus macrotis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Great Eared-Nightjar ( Lyncornis macrotis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Great Eared-Nightjar ( Lyncornis macrotis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Great Eared-Nightjar ( Lyncornis macrotis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Great Eared-Nightjar ( Lyncornis macrotis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Great Eared-nightjar ( Eurostopodus macrotis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Great Eared-nightjar ( Eurostopodus macrotis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Great Eared-nightjar ( Eurostopodus macrotis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Great Eared-nightjar ( Eurostopodus macrotis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Great Eared-nightjar ( Eurostopodus macrotis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Great Eared-nightjar ( Eurostopodus macrotis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Great Eared-nightjar ( Eurostopodus macrotis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Great Eared-nightjar ( Eurostopodus macrotis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Great Eared-nightjar ( Eurostopodus macrotis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Great Eared-nightjar ( Lyncornis macrotis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Great Eared-nightjar ( Lyncornis macrotis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Great Eared-nightjar ( Lyncornis macrotis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Great Eared-nightjar ( Lyncornis macrotis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
   Great Eared-nightjar ( Lyncornis macrotis) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Engoulevent oreillard ( Eurostopodus macrotis) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Engoulevent oreillard ( Eurostopodus macrotis) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   Great Eared Nightjar ( Eurostopodus macrotis) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   Great Eared Nightjar ( Eurostopodus macrotis) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Great Eared-Nightjar ( Eurostopodus macrotis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Great Eared-Nightjar ( Eurostopodus macrotis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Great Eared-Nightjar ( Eurostopodus macrotis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Great Eared-Nightjar ( Eurostopodus macrotis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Great Eared-Nightjar ( Eurostopodus macrotis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Great Eared-Nightjar ( Eurostopodus macrotis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Great Eared-Nightjar ( Eurostopodus macrotis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Great Eared-Nightjar ( Eurostopodus macrotis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   Great Eared-Nightjar ( Eurostopodus macrotis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Great Eared-Nightjar ( Eurostopodus macrotis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Great Eared-Nightjar ( Eurostopodus macrotis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Great Eared-Nightjar ( Eurostopodus macrotis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Great Eared-Nightjar ( Eurostopodus macrotis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Great Eared-Nightjar ( Eurostopodus macrotis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Great Eared-Nightjar ( Lyncornis macrotis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Great Eared-Nightjar ( Lyncornis macrotis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Great Eared-Nightjar ( Lyncornis macrotis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Great Eared-Nightjar ( Lyncornis macrotis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Great Eared-Nightjar ( Lyncornis macrotis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Great Eared-Nightjar ( Lyncornis macrotis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Great Eared-Nightjar ( Eurostopodus macrotis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Great Eared-Nightjar ( Eurostopodus macrotis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Great Eared-Nightjar ( Lyncornis macrotis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Great Eared-Nightjar ( Lyncornis macrotis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Great Eared-Nightjar ( Lyncornis macrotis) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Great Eared-Nightjar ( Lyncornis macrotis) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Great Eared-Nightjar ( Lyncornis macrotis) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Great Eared-Nightjar ( Lyncornis macrotis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Great Eared Nightjar ( Eurostopodus macrotis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Great Eared Nightjar ( Eurostopodus macrotis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Great Eared Nightjar ( Eurostopodus macrotis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Great Eared Nightjar ( Eurostopodus macrotis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Great Eared Nightjar ( Eurostopodus macrotis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Great Eared Nightjar ( Eurostopodus macrotis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Great Eared Nightjar ( Eurostopodus macrotis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Great Eared Nightjar ( Eurostopodus macrotis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Great Eared Nightjar ( Eurostopodus macrotis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Great Eared Nightjar ( Eurostopodus macrotis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Great Eared Nightjar ( Eurostopodus macrotis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Great Eared Nightjar ( Lyncornis macrotis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Great Eared Nightjar ( Lyncornis macrotis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Great Eared-nightjar ( Eurostopodus macrotis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
   Great Eared-nightjar ( Lyncornis macrotis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Great Eared-nightjar ( Lyncornis macrotis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
   Great Eared-nightjar ( Lyncornis macrotis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Great Eared Nightjar ( Eurostopodus macrotis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Great Eared Nightjar ( Eurostopodus macrotis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Great Eared Nightjar ( Eurostopodus macrotis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Great Eared Nightjar ( Eurostopodus macrotis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Great Eared Nightjar ( Eurostopodus macrotis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Great Eared Nightjar ( Eurostopodus macrotis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Great Eared Nightjar ( Eurostopodus macrotis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Great Eared Nightjar ( Eurostopodus macrotis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Great Eared Nightjar ( Eurostopodus macrotis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Great Eared Nightjar ( Eurostopodus macrotis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Great Eared Nightjar ( Eurostopodus macrotis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Great Eared Nightjar ( Eurostopodus macrotis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Great Eared Nightjar ( Eurostopodus macrotis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Great Eared Nightjar ( Lyncornis macrotis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Great Eared Nightjar ( Lyncornis macrotis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Great Eared Nightjar ( Lyncornis macrotis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Great Eared Nightjar ( Lyncornis macrotis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Great Eared Nightjar ( Lyncornis macrotis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Great Eared Nightjar ( Lyncornis macrotis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Great Eared Nightjar ( Lyncornis macrotis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Great Eared Nightjar ( Lyncornis macrotis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Great Eared Nightjar ( Lyncornis macrotis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Great Eared Nightjar ( Lyncornis macrotis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Great Eared Nightjar ( Lyncornis macrotis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Great Eared Nightjar ( Lyncornis macrotis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Great Eared Nightjar ( Lyncornis macrotis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Great Eared Nightjar ( Lyncornis macrotis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Great Eared Nightjar ( Lyncornis macrotis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Great Eared Nightjar ( Lyncornis macrotis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Great Eared Nightjar ( Lyncornis macrotis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Great Eared Nightjar ( Lyncornis macrotis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Great Eared Nightjar ( Lyncornis macrotis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Great Eared Nightjar ( Lyncornis macrotis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Great Eared Nightjar ( Lyncornis macrotis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Great Eared Nightjar ( Lyncornis macrotis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Great Eared Nightjar ( Lyncornis macrotis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Great Eared Nightjar ( Lyncornis macrotis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
   Great Eared Nightjar ( Lyncornis macrotis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
   Great Eared Nightjar ( Lyncornis macrotis) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Great Eared Nightjar ( Eurostopodus macrotis) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
   Great Eared Nightjar ( Eurostopodus macrotis) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
    Eurostopodus macrotis [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Eurostopodus macrotis [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Eurostopodus macrotis [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Great Eared-Nightjar ( Eurostopodus macrotis) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Great Eared-Nightjar ( Eurostopodus macrotis) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Great Eared-Nightjar ( Eurostopodus macrotis) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Eurostopodus macrotis [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Lyncornis macrotis [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Bengali: বড় কানচরা
Catalan: Enganyapastors orellut
Cebuano: tikbahaw
Czech: lelek ušatý, Lelek velký
Danish: Stor Hornnatravn
German: Riesennachtschwalbe, Riesen-Nachtschwalbe
English: Giant Eared-Nightjar, Giant Nightjar, Great Eared Nightjar, Great Eared-Nightjar, Philippine Eared-Nightjar
Spanish: Chotacabra Orejuda Grande, Chotacabras Orejudo
Spanish (Spain): Chotacabras Orejudo
Estonian: suur-kõrvuksorr
Finnish: Isokorvakehrääjä
French: Engoulevent oreillard
Hungarian: óriás-füleslappantyú
Indonesian: Burung Taktarau Besar, Taktarau Besar
Italian: Succiacapre dai grandi ciuffi, Succiacapre orecchiuto maggiore
Japanese: ō mimi yo-taka, oomimiyotaka
Japanese: オオミミヨタカ
Japanese (Kanji): 大耳夜鷹, 大耳怪鴟), 大耳蚊母鳥
Latin: Caprimulgus macrotis, Eurostopodus macrotis, Eurostopodus macrotis macrotis, Lyncornis macrotis
Lithuanian: Didysis Pietų Azijos lėlys
Malayalam: ചെവിയൻ രാച്ചുക്ക്, ചെവിയന്‍ രാച്ചുക്ക്   
Mamasa: ta-kiu
Malay: Burung Taptibau Besar, Burung Telinga Besar, Burung Tukang Besar
Dutch: Grote Nachtzwaluw
Norwegian: Hornnattravn
Polish: rogatnik duzy, rogatnik duży
Pinyin: máo-tuǐ ěr-yè-yīng, máo-tuǐ yè-yīng
Russian: Большой ушастый козодой, Большой южноазиатский козодой
Slovak: nočnár veľký
Swedish: Större öronnattskärra
Thai: นกตบยุงยักษ์
Thai (Transliteration): nók tòp-yuŋ yák
Vietnamese: Chim Cú muỗi mào, Cú muỗi mào
Chinese: 毛腿夜鹰, 毛腿耳夜鹰
Chinese (Traditional): 毛腿夜鷹, 毛腿耳夜鷹

 

         

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