Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Nightjars and Allies :: Square-tailed Nightjar
Square-tailed Nightjar Caprimulgus fossii
Described by: Hartlaub (1857)
Alternate common name(s): Gaboon Nightjar, Gabon Nightjar, Mozambique Nightjar
Old scientific name(s): Scotornis fossii
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RangeS. tropical Africa;
(1) Cameroon (?) and Gabon.
(2) E. Zaire, s. Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, s. Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zimbabwe, Mozambique and e. South Africa (n. and e. Cape Province, c. and e. Transvaal and Natal).
(3) S. Angola, n. Namibia and Botswana.
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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