Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Nightjars and Allies :: Black-shouldered Nightjar

Black-shouldered Nightjar Caprimulgus nigriscapularis

Described by: Reichenow (1893)
Alternate common name(s): Dusky Nightjar
Old scientific name(s): Caprimulgus pectoralis nigriscapularis


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W. and c. Africa;
Fragmented distribution with at least four populations;
Sw. Senegal, Guinea-Bissau, w. Sierra Leone, Ivory Coast, Ghana. S. Nigeria, Fernando Po, sw. Cameroon. Sw. Central African Republic, w. Zaire (in the lower Congo River basin). E. Zaire, sw. and ex. se. Sudan, w. and s. Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi.


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


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