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Abyssinian Nightjar
Caprimulgus poliocephalus Rüppell, 1840
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Order:
  Caprimulgiformes
Family:
  Caprimulgidae
Genus:
  Caprimulgus

Scientific:
  Caprimulgus poliocephalus

Citation:
  Rüppell, 1840

Reference:
  NeueWirbelth.Vog. p.106

Protonym:
  Caprimulgus poliocephalus

Avibase ID:
  FF9908ED0F651935

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/FF9908ED

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 555586

Geographic range:

  • Caprimulgus poliocephalus: SW Saudi Arabia to Ethiopia, ne Uganda and n Tanzania
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Abyssinian Nightjar
Czech:
  lelek etiopský
German:
  Höhennachtschwalbe
Danish:
  Etiopisk Natravn
Spanish:
  Chotacabras montano
Finnish:
  abessiniankehrääjä
French:
  Engoulevent d'Abyssinie
Italian:
  Succiacapre d'Abissinia
Japanese:
  abishiniayotaka
Japanese:
  アビシニアヨタカ
Dutch:
  Ethiopische Nachtzwaluw
Norwegian:
  Fjellnattravn
Polish:
  lelek górski
Portuguese:
  Noitibó-montes
Russian:
  Абиссинский козодой
Slovak:
  lelek horský
Swedish:
  bergnattskärra
Chinese:
  灰头夜鹰


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

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

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Caprimulgus [poliocephalus or ruwenzorii] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other related concepts
Other synonyms

Catalan: Enganyapastors d'Etiòpia
Czech: lelek etiopský
Danish: Etiopisk Natravn
German: Höhennachtschwalbe
English: Abyssinian Nightjar, Montane Nightjar, Mountain Nightjar
English (Kenya): Montane Nightjar
Spanish: Chotacabras Abisinio, Chotacabras montano
Estonian: mägi-öösorr
Finnish: abessiniankehrääjä
French: Engoulevent d'Abyssinie, Engoulevent d'Abyssinie (nominal), Engoulevent d'Abyssinie (nominale), Engoulevent d'Abyssinie (race nominale)
Hungarian: szürkefejű lappantyú
Italian: Succiacapre d'Abissinia
Japanese: abishiniayotaka
Japanese: アビシニアヨタカ
Latin: Caprimulgus poliocephalus, Caprimulgus poliocephalus palmquisti, Caprimulgus poliocephalus poliocephalus
Lithuanian: Abisininis lėlys
Latvian: Abesīnijas vakarlēpis
Dutch: Ethiopische Nachtzwaluw
Norwegian: Fjellnattravn
Polish: lelek górski
Portuguese: Noitibó-montes
Russian: Абиссинский козодой
Slovak: lelek horský
Serbian: Abisinski leganj
Swedish: bergnattskärra, Etiopisk nattskärra
Swahili: Kirukanjia-mlima
Turkish: Dağ Çobanaldatanı
Chinese: 灰头夜鹰
Chinese (Traditional): 灰頭山夜鷹

 

         

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