Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Nightjars and Allies :: Bates' Nightjar

Bates' Nightjar Caprimulgus batesi

Described by: Sharpe (1906)
Alternate common name(s): Bates's Nightjar, Bates' Forest Nightjar, Bates's Forest Nightjar, Forest Nightjar
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


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C. Africa;
Fragmented distribution;
Congo Basin in s. Cameroon, sw. Central African Republic, Gabon, Zaire and sw. Uganda.


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


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