Egyptian Nightjar

Caprimulgus aegyptius - Engoulevent du désert

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Caprimulgiformes

  • Family
    :

    Caprimulgidés

  • Genus
    :

    Caprimulgus

  • Species
    :

    aegyptius

Descriptor

Lichtenstein, MHK, 1823

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 26 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 68 à 93 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Egyptian Nightjar (Caprimulgus aegyptius) is a species of bird in the Caprimulgidae family.

Subspecific information 2 Subspecies

  • Caprimulgus aegyptius saharae (Morocco to w Egypt)
  • Caprimulgus aegyptius aegyptius (ne Egypt through Arabia to w China, w Pakistan and se Iran)

Foreign names

  • Engoulevent du désert,
  • Chotacabras Egipcio,
  • Noitibó-egípcio,
  • Pharaonenziegenmelker,
  • sivatagi lappantyú,
  • Egyptische Nachtzwaluw,
  • Succiacapre isabellino,
  • Ökennattskärra,
  • Ørkennattravn,
  • lelek žltkavý,
  • lelek světlý,
  • Ørkennatravn,
  • aavikkokehrääjä,
  • enganyapastors d'Egipte,
  • Niðfari,
  • lelek egipski,
  • Ēģiptes vakarlēpis,
  • egipčanska podhujka,
  • Буланый козодой,
  • エジプトヨタカ,
  • 埃及夜鹰,
  • 埃及夜鷹,

Habitat

Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Grassland : Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Desert : Hot ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Rural Gardens, Urban Areas

Geographic range

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