Sulawesi Nightjar (Caprimulgus celebensis) - HBW 5, p. 366
French: Engoulevent des Célèbes
Spanish: Chotacabras de Célebes
Taxonomy: Caprimulgus celebensis Ogilvie-Grant, 1894, Sulawesi.
Forms superspecies with C. macrurus, C. atripennis and C. manillensis, and all four were formerly considered conspecific; in recent years has commonly been lumped in C. manillensis, but differs in both voice and morphology. Two subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- celebensis Ogilvie-Grant, 1894 - N & CE Sulawesi; probably also Buton I in SE.
- jungei Neumann, 1939 - Sula Is, where currently known from Taliabu and Mangole.
- Least Concern Enlarge map