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Freckled Nightjar

Caprimulgus tristigma Rüppell, WPES 1840

The freckled nightjar is a species of nightjar in the family Caprimulgidae. It has a wide yet patchy distribution throughout the Afrotropics. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Caprimulgiformes
Family:
  Caprimulgidae
Genus:
   Caprimulgus
Scientific:
  Caprimulgus tristigma


Original description

Citation:
  Rüppell, WPES 1840

Reference:
   Neue Wirbelth. Fauna Abyss. Vög.

Protonym:
  Caprimulgus tristigma

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/37140193


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  E3C780D60CA690A6

Avibase ID:
  avibase-E3C780D6

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
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English:
Freckled Nightjar
Catalan:
Enganyapastors pigallat
Czech:
lelek tečkovaný
Danish:
Rødvinget Natravn
German:
Fleckennachtschwalbe
Spanish:
Chotacabras Pecoso
Spanish (Spain):
Chotacabras Pecoso
Finnish:
pisamakehrääjä
French:
Engoulevent pointillé
Croatian:
sivoglavi leganj
Hungarian:
foltos lappantyú
Italian:
Succiacapre lentigginoso
Japanese (romaji):
gomafuyotaka
Japanese:
ゴマフヨタカ
Lithuanian:
Šlakuotasis lėlys
Dutch:
Rotsnachtzwaluw
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Fregnenatteramn
Norwegian:
Fregnenattravn
Polish:
lelek skalny
Portuguese:
noitibó-sardento
Russian:
Крапчатый козодой
Slovak:
lelek skalný
Serbian:
Pirgavi leganj
Swedish:
pricknattskärra
Ukrainian:
Дрімлюга плямистий
Chinese:
雀斑夜鹰
Chinese (Traditional):
雀斑夜鷹


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:
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
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):
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
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]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
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, version 2021:
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
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):
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Caprimulgus tristigma [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Caprimulgus tristigma [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (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, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Freckled Nightjar ( Caprimulgus tristigma) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
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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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, HBW: Freckled Nightjar
English (IOC): Freckled Nightjar
English (Kenya): Freckled Nightjar
English (United States): Freckled Nightjar
Esperanto: Punktata kaprimulgo
Spanish: Chotacabra Pecosa, Chotacabras Pecoso
Spanish (Spain): Chotacabras Pecoso
Spanish (HBW): Freckled Nightjar
Estonian: kalju-öösorr
Finnish: Pisamakehrääjä
French: Engoulevent pointillé, Engoulevent tristigma
Croatian: sivoglavi leganj
Hungarian: foltos lappantyú
Italian: Succiacapre lentigginoso
Japanese (romaji): 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
Portuguese (Portugal): noitibó-sardento
Russian: Крапчатый козодой, Пятнистый козодой
Slovak: lelek skalný
Shona: Datiwa
Serbian: Pirgavi leganj
Swedish: Pricknattskärra
Swahili: Kirukanjia Madoa
Tswana: Leubauba
Turkish: Çil çobanaldatanı
Tsonga: Mahulwana
Ukrainian: Дрімлюга плямистий
Chinese: 雀斑夜鹰
Chinese (Traditional): 雀斑夜鷹

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