Nightjars (Caprimulgidae)

Black-shouldered Nightjar (Caprimulgus nigriscapularis) - HBW 5, p. 369

French: Engoulevent à épaulettes noires German: Schwarzschulter-Nachtschwalbe Spanish: Chotacabras Hombronegro
Other common names: Dusky Nightjar(!)

Taxonomy: Caprimulgus nigriscapularis Reichenow, 1893, Songa, west of Lake Albert.
Often considered conspecific with C. pectoralis; these two form superspecies with C. poliocephalus and C. ruwenzorii. Monotypic.

Distribution: Patchily from Gambia, Senegal and W Sierra Leone E through Nigeria and Cameroon to SE Sudan and W Kenya, and S to Congo and SW Zaire.

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