Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Nightjars and Allies :: Long-tailed Nightjar

Long-tailed Nightjar Caprimulgus climacurus

Described by: Vieillot (1825)
Alternate common name(s): Slender-tailed Nightjar
Old scientific name(s): Scotornis climacurus


Senegal - Feb, 2001 © Jean-Philippe Paris 
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W. and nc. Africa;
Two populations;
(1) Ex. sw. Mauritania, Senegambia, s. Mali, Burkina Faso, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, s. Niger, s. Chad, cs. Sudan, n. Zaire, nw. Uganda to w. Ethiopia, Eritrea, w. Kenya and nw. Tanzania.
(2) W. Sudan.
(3) Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Nigeria, Cameroon, Gabon, Congo, n. Angola and c. Zaire.


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


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