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Mexican Whip-poor-will

Antrostomus arizonae (Brewster, 1881)

The Mexican Whip-poor-will, (Antrostomus arizonae), is a medium-sized (22–27 cm) nightjar from the southwestern United States and Mexico. The Whip-poor-will is more often heard within its range, but less often seen. It is named onomatopoeically after its song. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Caprimulgiformes
Family:
  Caprimulgidae
Genus:
  Antrostomus

Scientific:
  Antrostomus arizonae

Citation:
  (Brewster, 1881)

Reference:
  Bull.NuttallOrn.Club 6 p.69

Protonym:
  Antrostomus vociferus arizonae

Avibase ID:
  CED2468C3EF9B42C

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/CED2468C

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 177963

Geographic range:

  • Antrostomus arizonae arizonae: SW US to central Mexico
  • Antrostomus arizonae setosus: E Mexico
  • Antrostomus arizonae oaxacae: SW Mexico
  • Antrostomus arizonae chiapensis: SE Mexico and highlands of Guatemala
  • Antrostomus arizonae vermiculatus: Highlands of Honduras and El Salvador
English:
Mexican Whip-poor-will
German:
Mexikonachtschwalbe
Danish:
Arizonanatravn
Spanish:
Chotacabras cuerporruín mexicano
Finnish:
asteekkikehrääjä
French:
Engoulevent d'Arizona
Japanese:
arizonayotaka
Japanese:
アリゾナヨタカ
Dutch:
Mexicaanse Whippoorwill
Norwegian:
Azteknattravn
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Azteknatteramn
Polish:
lelek arizonski
Russian:
Аризонский жалобный козодой
Slovak:
lelek mexický
Swedish:
västlig skriknattskärra
Chinese:
墨西哥三声夜鹰


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
Mexican Whip-poor-will ( Caprimulgus arizonae) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
Mexican Whip-poor-will ( Caprimulgus arizonae) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
Mexican Whip-poor-will ( Antrostomus arizonae) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
Mexican Whip-poor-will ( Antrostomus arizonae) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 59th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 60th suppl.):
Mexican Whip-poor-will ( Antrostomus arizonae) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Mexican Whip-poor-will ( Antrostomus arizonae) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Mexican Whip-poor-will ( Caprimulgus arizonae) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Mexican Whip-poor-will ( Caprimulgus arizonae) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Mexican Whip-poor-will ( Antrostomus arizonae) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Mexican Whip-poor-will ( Antrostomus arizonae) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Mexican Whip-poor-will ( Antrostomus arizonae) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Mexican Whip-poor-will ( Antrostomus arizonae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Mexican Whip-poor-will ( Caprimulgus arizonae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Mexican Whip-poor-will ( Caprimulgus arizonae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Mexican Whip-poor-will ( Caprimulgus arizonae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Mexican Whip-poor-will ( Caprimulgus arizonae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Mexican Whip-poor-will ( Caprimulgus arizonae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Mexican Whip-poor-will ( Antrostomus arizonae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Mexican Whip-poor-will ( Antrostomus arizonae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
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Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Mexican Whip-poor-will ( Antrostomus arizonae) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Mexican Whip-poor-will ( Antrostomus arizonae) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Mexican Whip-poor-will ( Antrostomus arizonae) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Mexican Whip-poor-will ( Caprimulgus arizonae) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Mexican Whip-poor-will ( Caprimulgus arizonae) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Mexican Whip-poor-will ( Antrostomus arizonae) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
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Clements, version 2015:
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Clements, version 2016:
Mexican Whip-poor-will ( Antrostomus arizonae) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Mexican Whip-poor-will ( Antrostomus arizonae) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Mexican Whip-poor-will ( Antrostomus arizonae) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Mexican Whip-poor-will ( Antrostomus arizonae) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Whip-poor-will (Mexican) ( Caprimulgus vociferus [arizonae Group]) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Mexican Whip-poor-will ( Caprimulgus arizonae) [version 1]
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:
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eBird version 2016:
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eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
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eBird version 2019:
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Mexican Whip-poor-will ( Antrostomus arizonae) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Mexican Whip-poor-will ( Antrostomus arizonae) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Mexican Whip-poor-will ( Antrostomus arizonae) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Mexican Whip-poor-will ( Antrostomus arizonae) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Mexican Whip-poor-will ( Antrostomus arizonae) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Mexican Whip-poor-will ( Antrostomus arizonae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Mexican Whip-poor-will ( Caprimulgus arizonae) [version 1]
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:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
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Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Antrostomus arizonae [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Antrostomus [vociferus or arizonae] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Catalan: Enganyapastors cridaner meridional
Danish: Arizonanatravn
German: Mexico-Nachtschwalbe, Mexikonachtschwalbe
English: Mexican Whip-poor-will, Stephens' Whip-poor-will, Stephens's Whip-poor-will, Western Whip-poor-will, whip-poor-will, Whip-poor-will (Mexican)
English (IOC): Mexican Whip-poor-will
Spanish: Chotacabras cuerporruín mexicano, tapacamino cuerporruín sureño, Tapacamino cuerporruín-norteño, Tapacamino cuerporruín-sureño, Tapacaminos Cuerporruin, Tapacaminos Cuerporruín Mexicano
Spanish (Spain): Chotacabras Cuerporruín Mexicano
Spanish (HBW): Mexican Whip-poor-will
Spanish (Mexico): tapacamino cuerporruín sureño, tapacamino cuerporruín-sureño, Tapacaminos Cuerporruin, Tapacaminos Cuerporruín Mexicano
Finnish: asteekkikehrääjä
French: Engoulevent d’Arizona, Engoulevent d'Arizona, Engoulevent de l'Arizona, Engoulevent du Mexique
Japanese: arizonayotaka
Japanese: アリゾナヨタカ
Scientific: Antrostomus arizonae, Antrostomus vociferus arizonae, Antrostomus vociferus macromystax, Caprimulgus arizonae, Caprimulgus vociferus [arizonae Group], Caprimulgus vociferus arizonae
Lithuanian: Meksikinis lėlys
Dutch: Mexicaanse Whippoorwill
Norwegian Nynorsk: Azteknatteramn
Norwegian: Azteknattravn
Polish: lelek arizonski, lelek arizoński, lelkowiec arizoński
Russian: Аризонский жалобный козодой
Slovak: lelek mexický
Serbian: Meksički vipurvil
Swedish: Västlig skriknattskärra
Chinese: 墨西哥三声夜鹰
Chinese (Traditional): 墨西哥夜鷹

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