Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Nightjars and Allies :: Jerdon's Nightjar

Jerdon's Nightjar Caprimulgus atripennis

Described by: Jerdon (1845)
Alternate common name(s): Indian Long-tailed Nightjar, Ceylon Nightjar
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


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S. and e. India and Sri Lanka;
(1) Ne. to s. India s. from the Western Ghats (Kerala n. to s. Maharashtra) and Eastern Ghats (Tamil Nadu n. to Durgapur and West Bengal).
(2) Sri Lanka.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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