Nightjars (Caprimulgidae)

Sombre Nightjar (Caprimulgus fraenatus) - HBW 5, p. 361

French: Engoulevent sombre German: Zügelnachtschwalbe Spanish: Chotacabras Oscuro
Other common names: Dark Nightjar, Dusky Nightjar(!)

Taxonomy: Caprimulgus fraenatus Salvadori, 1884, Daimbi, Shoa.
Formerly considered conspecific with C. rufigena, and these two form superspecies with C. europaeus. In past, birds of Kenya occasionally separated as race keniensis, but probably not sufficiently distinct. Monotypic.

Distribution: Patchily from Ethiopia and NW Somalia S to NE Tanzania.

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