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Freckled Nightjar

Caprimulgus tristigma Rüppell, 1840

The Freckled Nightjar (Caprimulgus tristigma) is a species of nightjar in the Caprimulgidae family. It is found in Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Caprimulgiformes
Family:
  Caprimulgidae
Genus:
  Caprimulgus

Scientific:
  Caprimulgus tristigma

Citation:
  Rüppell, 1840

Reference:
  NeueWirbelth.Vog. p.105

Protonym:
  Caprimulgus tristigma

Avibase ID:
  E3C780D60CA690A6

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/E3C780D6

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 555593

Geographic range:

  • Caprimulgus tristigma tristigma: northeastern Democratic Republic of the Congo to Burundi, southern Sudan, Ethiopia, and northern Tanzania
  • Caprimulgus tristigma sharpei: Guinea to Togo, Cameroon and Central African Republic
  • Caprimulgus tristigma pallidogriseus: Nigeria
  • Caprimulgus tristigma lentiginosus: W Angola to Namibia and w Cape Province
  • Caprimulgus tristigma granosus: southeastern Democratic Republic of the Congo to southern Tanzania, south to Zambia and eastern South Africa
English:
Freckled Nightjar
Czech:
lelek tečkovaný
German:
Fleckennachtschwalbe
Danish:
Rødvinget Natravn
Spanish:
Chotacabras Pecoso
Finnish:
pisamakehrääjä
French:
Engoulevent pointillé
Italian:
Succiacapre lentigginoso
Japanese:
gomafuyotaka
Japanese:
ゴマフヨタカ
Dutch:
Rotsnachtzwaluw
Norwegian:
Fregnenattravn
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Fregnenatteramn
Polish:
lelek skalny
Portuguese:
Noitibo das rochas
Russian:
Пятнистый козодой
Slovak:
lelek skalný
Swedish:
pricknattskärra
Ukrainian:
Дрімлюга плямистий
Chinese:
雀斑夜鹰


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
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African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
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African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
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Birdlife checklist version 00:
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
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Birdlife checklist version 02:
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Birdlife checklist version 03:
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Birdlife checklist version 04:
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Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
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Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
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Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Engoulevent pointillé ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Engoulevent pointillé ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
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Clements 4th edition:
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Clements 5th edition (as published):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition:
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
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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:
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Clements, version 2017:
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Clements, version 2018:
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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 1.52:
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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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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [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 2.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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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 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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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Caprimulgus tristigma [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Caprimulgus tristigma [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Caprimulgus tristigma [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Caprimulgus tristigma [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Caprimulgus tristigma [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms


Afrikaans: Donkernaguil
Catalan: Enganyapastors pigallat
Czech: Lelek teckovaný, lelek tečkovaný
Danish: Rødvinget Natravn
German: Fleckennachtschwalbe, Flecken-Nachtschwalbe
English: Freckled Nightjar, Freckled Rock Nightjar, Rock Nightjar, West African Freckled Nightjar
English (IOC): Freckled Nightjar
English (Kenya): Freckled Nightjar
Spanish: Chotacabra Pecosa, Chotacabras Pecoso
Spanish (Spain): Chotacabras Pecoso
Spanish (HBW): Freckled Nightjar
Estonian: kalju-öösorr
Finnish: Pisamakehrääjä
French: Engoulevent pointillé, Engoulevent tristigma
Hungarian: foltos lappantyú
Italian: Succiacapre lentigginoso
Japanese: gomafuyotaka
Japanese: ゴマフヨタカ
Scientific: Caprimulgus tristigma, Caprimulgus tristigma tristigma
Lithuanian: Šlakuotasis lėlys
Dutch: Rotsnachtzwaluw
Norwegian Nynorsk: Fregnenatteramn
Norwegian: Fregnenattravn
Polish: lelek skalny
Portuguese: Noitibo das rochas, Noitibo-das-rochas, Noitibó-sardento
Russian: Пятнистый козодой
Slovak: lelek skalný
Shona: Datiwa
Serbian: Pirgavi leganj
Swedish: Pricknattskärra
Swahili: Kirukanjia Madoa
Tswana: Leubauba
Tsonga: Mahulwana
Ukrainian: Дрімлюга плямистий
Chinese: 雀斑夜鹰
Chinese (Traditional): 雀斑夜鷹

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