Nightjars (Caprimulgidae)

Star-spotted Nightjar (Caprimulgus stellatus) - HBW 5, p. 372

French: Engoulevent étoilé German: Sternnachtschwalbe Spanish: Chotacabras Estrellado

Taxonomy: Caprimulgus stellatus Blundell and Lovat, 1899, Kassim River, southern Ethiopia.
Possibly forms superspecies with C. inornatus. Birds from lake region of S Ethiopia formerly separated as race simplex. Monotypic.

Distribution: NW Somalia, Djibouti, C & S Ethiopia, SE Sudan and NW, N & C Kenya.

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