Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Nightjars and Allies :: Abyssinian Nightjar

Abyssinian Nightjar Caprimulgus poliocephalus

Described by: Rüppell (1840)
Alternate common name(s): Montane Nightjar
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


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W. Arabia and ce. Africa;
Fragmented distribution;
Sw. Saudi Arabia and possibly Yemen. Ex. se. Sudan, w. and c. Ethiopia, ex. e. Uganda, Kenya and ex. cn. Tanzania.


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


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