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Common Poorwill

Phalaenoptilus nuttallii (Audubon, 1844)

The Common Poorwill (Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) is a nocturnal bird of the family Caprimulgidae, the nightjars. It is found from British Columbia and southeastern Alberta, through the western United States to northern Mexico. The bird's habitat is dry, open areas with grasses or shrubs, and even stony desert slopes with very little vegetation. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Caprimulgiformes
Family:
  Caprimulgidae
Genus:
  Phalaenoptilus

Scientific:
  Phalaenoptilus nuttallii

Citation:
  (Audubon, 1844)

Reference:
  BirdsAm.[8vo] 7 p.350 pl.495

Protonym:
  Caprimulgus Nuttallii

Avibase ID:
  D621FFC64E8227C8

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/D621FFC6

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 555544

Geographic range:

  • Phalaenoptilus nuttallii nuttallii: S Br. Columbia to w US and n Mexico; winters to c Mexico
  • Phalaenoptilus nuttallii californicus: California (west of the Sierra Nevada) to n Baja
  • Phalaenoptilus nuttallii hueyi: Lower Colorado River of California; n Baja and sw Arizona
  • Phalaenoptilus nuttallii dickeyi: S Baja California (south of latitude 30°N)
  • Phalaenoptilus nuttallii [adustus or centralis]: Extreme s Arizona to n Mexico (central Sonora)
English:
Common Poorwill
Czech:
lelek americký
German:
Winternachtschwalbe
Danish:
Amerikansk Poorwill
Spanish:
Chotacabras Pachacua
Finnish:
horroskehrääjä
French:
Engoulevent de Nuttall
Icelandic:
Huldufari
Italian:
Succiacapre di Nuttall
Japanese:
pua-wiruyotaka
Japanese:
プアーウィルヨタカ
Dutch:
Poorwill
Norwegian:
Dvalenattravn
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Dvalenatteramn
Polish:
lelek zimowy
Portuguese:
Noitibó-de-nuttall
Russian:
Спящий козодой
Slovak:
lelek spáč
Swedish:
dvalnattskärra
Ukrainian:
Пораке чорнощокий
Chinese:
北美小夜鹰


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (1886):
Poor-will ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 1st suppl.):
Poor-will ( Phalaenoptilus nuttalli) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 2nd suppl.):
Poor-will ( Phalaenoptilus nuttalli) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 3rd suppl.):
Poor-will ( Phalaenoptilus nuttalli) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 4th suppl.):
Poor-will ( Phalaenoptilus nuttalli) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 5th suppl.):
Poor-will ( Phalaenoptilus nuttalli) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 6th suppl.):
Poor-will ( Phalaenoptilus nuttalli) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 7th suppl.):
Poor-will ( Phalaenoptilus nuttalli) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (1895):
Poor-will ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 8th suppl.):
Poor-will ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 9th suppl.):
Poor-will ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 10th suppl.):
Poor-will ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 11th suppl.):
Poor-will ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 12th suppl.):
Poor-will ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 13th suppl.):
Poor-will ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 14th suppl.):
Poor-will ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 15th suppl.):
Poor-will ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (1910):
Poor-will ( Phalaenoptilus nuttalli) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 16th suppl.):
Poor-will ( Phalaenoptilus nuttalli) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 17th suppl.):
Poor-will ( Phalaenoptilus nuttalli) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 18th suppl.):
Poor-will ( Phalaenoptilus nuttalli) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (1931):
Poor-will ( Phalaenoptilus nuttalli) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 19th suppl.):
Poor-will ( Phalaenoptilus nuttalli) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 20th suppl.):
Poor-will ( Phalaenoptilus nuttalli) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 21st suppl.):
Poor-will ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 22nd suppl.):
Poor-will ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 23rd suppl.):
Poor-will ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 24th suppl.):
Poor-will ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 25th suppl.):
Poor-will ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 26th suppl.):
Poor-will ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 27th suppl.):
Poor-will ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 28th suppl.):
Poor-will ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 29th suppl.):
Poor-will ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 30th suppl.):
Poor-will ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 31st suppl.):
Poor-will ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (1957):
Poor-will ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 32nd suppl.):
Poor-will ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 33rd suppl.):
Poor-will ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 34th suppl.):
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 59th suppl.):
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 60th suppl.):
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Engoulevent de Nuttall ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Engoulevent de Nuttall ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Common Poor-will ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Common Poor-will ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
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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:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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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 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 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
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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:
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Phalaenoptilus nuttallii [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Phalaenoptilus nuttallii [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Phalaenoptilus nuttallii [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Phalaenoptilus nuttallii [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Phalaenoptilus nuttallii [version 1]

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Species status: full species

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Catalan: Enganyapastors de Nutall
Czech: Lelek americký
Danish: Amerikansk Poorwill
German: Poorwill, Winternachtschwalbe
English: Colorado Desert, Colorado Desert Poor-will, Common Poorwill, Common Poor-will, Desert Poor-will, Dusky Poor-will, Frosted Poor-will, Nuttall's Poor-will, Nuttall's Whip-poor-will, Poorwill, Poor-will, San Ignacio Poor-will
English (IOC): Common Poorwill
Spanish: Chotacabras Pachacua, Pachacua Norteña, tapacamino tevií, Tapacamino Tevíi, Tapacaminos Pandeagua
Spanish (Spain): Chotacabras Pachacua
Spanish (HBW): Common Poorwill
Spanish (Mexico): Pachacua Norteña, tapacamino tevií, tapacamino tevíi, Tapacaminos Pandeagua
Estonian: uni-öösorr
Finnish: Horroskehrääjä
French: Engoulevent de Nuttall
Hungarian: téli estifecske
Icelandic: Huldufari
Italian: Succiacapre di Nuttall
Japanese: puaawiruyotaka, pua-wiruyotaka
Japanese: プアアウィルヨタカ, プアーウィルヨタカ
Scientific: Caprimulgus Nuttallii, Phalaenoptilus nuttalii, Phalaenoptilus nuttalli, Phalaenoptilus nuttallii, Phalaenoptilus nuttallii nuttallii
Lithuanian: Baltagurklis lėlys
Latvian: Amerikas lēlītis
Dutch: Nuttall-nachtzwaluw, Nuttalls Nachtzwaluw, Poorwill
Norwegian Nynorsk: Dvalenatteramn
Norwegian: Dvalenattravn
Polish: Lelek zimnodrętw, lelek zimowy, lelkowiec zimowy
Portuguese: Noitibó-de-nuttall
Russian: американский белогорлый козодой, Спящий козодой
Slovak: Lelek spáč
Serbian: Purvil
Swedish: Dvalnattskärra
Ukrainian: Пораке чорнощокий
Chinese: 北美小夜鹰
Chinese (Traditional): 弱夜鷹

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