Large-tailed Nightjar

Caprimulgus macrurus - Engoulevent de Horsfield

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Caprimulgiformes

  • Family
    :

    Caprimulgidés

  • Genus
    :

    Caprimulgus

  • Species
    :

    macrurus

Descriptor

Horsfield, 1821

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 29 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 55 à 78 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Engoulevent de Horsfield
adult

Large-tailed Nightjar (Caprimulgus macrurus) is a species of bird in the Caprimulgidae family.

Subspecific information 6 subspecies

  • Caprimulgus macrurus macrurus (Java and Bali)
  • Caprimulgus macrurus albonotatus (ne Pakistan through n India to Bhutan and Bangladesh)
  • Caprimulgus macrurus bimaculatus (ne India and s China through Southeast Asia and Malay Pen., Sumatra)
  • Caprimulgus macrurus salvadorii (Borneo and s Sulu Is.)
  • Caprimulgus macrurus johnsoni (s Philippines)
  • Caprimulgus macrurus schlegelii (Lesser Sundas and Moluccas, New Guinea to n and ne Australia)

Foreign names

  • Engoulevent de Horsfield,
  • Chotacabras macruro,
  • noitibó-de-cauda-larga,
  • Langschwanz-Nachtschwalbe,
  • szélesfarkú lappantyú,
  • Horsfields Nachtzwaluw,
  • Succiacapre codalarga,
  • bredstjärtad nattskärra,
  • Hamrenattravn,
  • lelek veľkochvostý,
  • lelek indomalajský,
  • Orientalsk Natravn,
  • pitkäpyrstökehrääjä,
  • enganyapastors de Horsfield,
  • lelek paskogłowy,
  • Козодой Хорсфильда,
  • Cabak maling,
  • オビロヨタカ,
  • 长尾夜鹰,
  • นกตบยุงหางยาว,
  • 長尾夜鷹,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland, Subtropical/Tropical Mangrove Vegetation Above High Tide Level, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane ; Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical Moist ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls) ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Plantations, Rural Gardens

Geographic range

Sources of information

Other sources of interest

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published: - Updated: 16-09-2015
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