Nightjars (Caprimulgidae)

Slender-tailed Nightjar (Caprimulgus clarus) - HBW 5, p. 377

French: Engoulevent de Reichenow German: Kurzschleppen-Nachtschwalbe Spanish: Chotacabras Colifino
Other common names: Reichenow’s Nightjar

Taxonomy: Caprimulgus clarus Reichenow, 1892, Bukoba Tanzania.
Formerly considered conspecific with C. fossii, and these two form superspecies with C. climacurus; all three have frequently been separated in genus Scotornis. N populations formerly awarded separate race, apatelius. Monotypic.

Distribution: Djibouti, Ethiopia and SE Sudan S to Tanzania.

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