Your login:

Password:

Stay signed in

Enter your login name or your email address and click on Send reminder to receive a reminder by email.


Welcome Guest

Jerdon's Nightjar

Caprimulgus atripennis Jerdon, 1845

Jerdon's Nightjar (Caprimulgus atripennis) is a medium-sized nightjar species which is found in southern India and Sri Lanka. Formerly considered as a subspecies of the Long-tailed Nightjar it is best recognized by its distinctive call. Source: Wikipedia




(0 votes)
Photo powered by flickr.com.


Order:
  Caprimulgiformes
Family:
  Caprimulgidae
Genus:
  Caprimulgus

Scientific:
  Caprimulgus atripennis

Citation:
  Jerdon, 1845

Reference:
  Ill.Ind.Orn.[Jerdon] pl.24

Protonym:
  Caprimulgus atripennis

Avibase ID:
  FAFED39CB94C6667

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/FAFED39C

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 555579

Geographic range:

  • Caprimulgus atripennis atripennis: S peninsular India (Western Ghats and Eastern Ghats)
  • Caprimulgus atripennis aequabilis: Sri Lanka
English:
Jerdon's Nightjar
Czech:
lelek malovaný
German:
Maharadschanachtschwalbe
Danish:
Ghatnatravn
Spanish:
Chotacabras Marajá
Finnish:
intianpyrstökehrääjä
French:
Engoulevent de Jerdon
Italian:
Succiacapre di Jerdon
Japanese:
indoobiroyotaka
Japanese:
インドオビロヨタカ
Dutch:
Indische Nachtzwaluw
Norwegian:
Yamanattravn
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Yamanatteramn
Polish:
lelek ozdobny
Russian:
Шри-Ланкийский козодой
Slovak:
lelek tmavokrídly
Swedish:
jerdonnattskärra
Ukrainian:
Дрімлюга бенгальський
Chinese:
印度长尾夜鹰


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Engoulevent de Jerdon ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Engoulevent de Jerdon ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Indian Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Indian Long-tailed Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Caprimulgus macrurus atripennis [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Caprimulgus macrurus atripennis [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Jerdon's Nightjar ( Caprimulgus atripennis) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Caprimulgus atripennis [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Caprimulgus atripennis [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Caprimulgus [macrurus, atripennis, andamanicus, manillensis or celebensis] (sensu lato) by some authors

Your sightings

You must be logged in to view your sighting details. To register to myAvibase click here.

Related taxa

Other synonyms


Catalan: Enganyapastors de Jerdon
Czech: Lelek cernoocasý, lelek malovaný
Danish: Ghatnatravn
German: Horsfield-Nachtschwalbe, Maharadschanachtschwalbe, Maharadscha-Nachtschwalbe
English: Ceylon Nightjar, Indian lonf-tailed nightjar, Indian Long-tailed Nightjar, Jerdon's Nightjar
English (IOC): Jerdon's Nightjar
Spanish: Chotacabra de Cola Larga Hindú, Chotacabras Marajá
Spanish (Spain): Chotacabras Marajá
Spanish (HBW): Jerdon's Nightjar
Estonian: draviidi öösorr
Finnish: Intianpyrstökehrääjä
French: Engoulevent de Jerdon
Hungarian: maharadzsa lappantyú
Italian: Succiacapre di Jerdon, Succiacapre indiano codalunga
Japanese: indoobiroyotaka, obiroyotaka
Japanese: インドオビロヨタカ, オビロヨタカ
Scientific: Caprimulgus atripennis, Caprimulgus atripennis atripennis, Caprimulgus macrurus atripennis
Lithuanian: Džerdono lėlys
Malayalam: രാചൗങ്ങൻ
Dutch: Indische Nachtzwaluw
Norwegian Nynorsk: Yamanatteramn
Norwegian: Yamanattravn
Polish: lelek ozdobny
Russian: Шри-Ланкийский козодой
Slovak: lelek tmavokrídly
Swedish: Jerdonnattskärra
Tamil: Neendavaal Pakki
Ukrainian: Дрімлюга бенгальський
Chinese: 印度长尾夜鹰
Chinese (Traditional): 則東氏夜鷹

Avibase has been visited 287,032,341 times since 24 June 2003. © Denis Lepage | Privacy policy