Nightjars (Caprimulgidae)

Philippine Nightjar (Caprimulgus manillensis) - HBW 5, p. 366

French: Engoulevent des Philippines German: Philippinennachtschwalbe Spanish: Chotacabras Filipino

Taxonomy: Caprimulgus manillensis Walden, 1875, Manila.
Forms superspecies with C. macrurus, C. atripennis and C. celebensis, and all four were formerly considered conspecific; in recent years has commonly been lumped with C. celebensis, but differs in both voice and morphology. Proposed race delacouri for Mindanao birds is not distinct. Monotypic.

Distribution: Philippines (except SW).