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

Montane Nightjar Caprimulgus ruwenzorii

Described by: Ogilvie-Grant (1908)
Alternate common name(s): Ruwenzori Nightjar, Usambara Nightjar, Moco Nightjar, Mountain Nightjar
Old scientific name(s): Caprimulgus poliocephalus ruwenzorii


Kifufu farm, Kilimanjaro, Tanzania - May, 2000 © Stein Nilsen 
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Wc. Africa. Sc. and ce. Africa;
Fragmented distribution with very local and isolated populations;
(1) Ex. ce. and ne. Zaire (Ruwenzori Mountains), w. Uganda, Burundi and Rwanda.
(2) Tanzania (Usambara Mountains), ex. se. and sw. Zaire, ex. ne. Zambia and ex. ne. Malawi.
(3) Cw. Angola (Mt. Moco area).


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


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