Star-spotted Nightjar (Caprimulgus stellatus) - HBW 5, p. 372
French: Engoulevent étoilé
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.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
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A rather sedate and tranquil (unlike myself at the time!!) Star-spotted Nightjar caught on the spotlight.
Locality Awash National Park, Ethiopia (ssp simplex)
Christian Boix Hinzen 6 November 2009 5 years ago 3.5
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