Nightjars (Caprimulgidae)

Red-necked Nightjar (Caprimulgus ruficollis) - HBW 5, p. 359

French: Engoulevent à collier roux German: Rothals-Ziegenmelker Spanish: Chotacabras Cuellirrojo

Taxonomy: Caprimulgus ruficollis Temminck, 1820, Algeciras, Spain.
Two subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • ruficollis Temminck, 1820 - Spain, Portugal and N Morocco.
  • desertorum Erlanger, 1899 - NE Morocco, N Algeria (S to Great Atlas Mts) and N Tunisia.

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