Nubian Nightjar

Caprimulgus nubicus - Engoulevent de Nubie

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Caprimulgiformes

  • Family
    :

    Caprimulgidés

  • Genus
    :

    Caprimulgus

  • Species
    :

    nubicus

Descriptor

Lichtenstein, MHC, 1823

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 22 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 46 à 55 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Nubian Nightjar (Caprimulgus nubicus) is a species of bird in the Caprimulgidae family.

Subspecific information 3 subspecies

  • Caprimulgus nubicus nubicus (c Sudan)
  • Caprimulgus nubicus tamaricis (Jordan and Israel through sw Saudi Arabia to Yemen)
  • Caprimulgus nubicus torridus (c Ethiopia to ne Uganda)

Foreign names

  • Engoulevent de Nubie,
  • Chotacabras nubio,
  • noitibó-da-núbia,
  • Nubiennachtschwalbe,
  • núbiai lappantyú,
  • Nubische Nachtzwaluw,
  • Succiacapre della Nubia,
  • nubisk nattskärra,
  • Nubianattravn,
  • lelek pustatinný,
  • lelek núbijský,
  • Nubisk Natravn,
  • nuubiankehrääjä,
  • enganyapastors núbic,
  • Nýfari,
  • lelek pustynny,
  • Nūbijas vakarlēpis,
  • nubijska podhujka,
  • Нубийский козодой,
  • サバクヨタカ,
  • 努比亚夜鹰,
  • 努比亞夜鷹,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Grassland : Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Wetlands (inland) : Seasonal/Intermittent/Irregular Rivers/Streams/Creeks

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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