Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Nightjars and Allies :: Fiery-necked Nightjar

Fiery-necked Nightjar Caprimulgus pectoralis

Described by: Cuvier (1817)
Alternate common name(s): South African Nightjar, African Dusky Nightjar
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Kruger National Park, South Africa - Jul, 2008 © Jean-Philippe Paris  Bona Manzi, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa - Date unknown © Gordon Holtshausen 
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Sc. and ex. se. and s. Africa;
(1) Angola and s. Zaire to Tanzania and sw. Kenya.
(2) S. Angola, n. Namibia, n. and e. Botswana, Zambia and Zimbabwe to ne. South Africa.
(3) Se. Zimbabwe and Mozambique to e. South Africa and e.Swaziland. Possibly Malawi.
(4) S. South Africa.


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


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