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

Plain Nightjar Caprimulgus inornatus

Described by: Heuglin (1869)
Alternate common name(s): Ludovic's Nightjar, Ethiopian Nightjar
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


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Sahel zone of Africa;
Ex. sw. Mauritania, Mali, Burkina Faso, s. Niger, Nigeria, c. and s. Chad, Sudan, Ethiopia, Eritrea, w. Somalia, Yemen and sw. Saudi Arabia, s. to Kenya and Tanzania.


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


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