WoRMS taxon details

Caprimulgus nubicus Lichtenstein, 1823

212732  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212732)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish
Not documented
Description Length: 21-23 cm. Plumage: head and back silvery-grey with rufous collar on hindneck and white line from bill to below ear...  
Description Length: 21-23 cm. Plumage: head and back silvery-grey with rufous collar on hindneck and white line from bill to below ear and white patches on sides of throat, rufous-buff spots on wings, wingbars corners of tail white in male, buff or rufous in female. Bare parts: iris dark brown; bill horn, brown or pink with brown tip; feet and legs greyish pink or flesh-brown. Habitat: coastal dunes and other scrub or open areas inland. Resident. <390><391> [details]
WoRMS (2018). Caprimulgus nubicus Lichtenstein, 1823. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212732 on 2018-11-18
Date
action
by
1998-07-17 10:53:12Z
created
1998-08-25 06:52:31Z
changed
Depew, Lorna
2011-04-08 06:18:06Z
checked

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basis of record Fry, C.H., S. Keith & E.K. Urban (1988). The Birds of Africa, Volume III. Academic Press, London. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Length: 21-23 cm. Plumage: head and back silvery-grey with rufous collar on hindneck and white line from bill to below ear and white patches on sides of throat, rufous-buff spots on wings, wingbars corners of tail white in male, buff or rufous in female. Bare parts: iris dark brown; bill horn, brown or pink with brown tip; feet and legs greyish pink or flesh-brown. Habitat: coastal dunes and other scrub or open areas inland. Resident. <390><391> [details]
 

LanguageName 
Dutch nubische nachtzwaluw  [details]
English Nubian nightjar  [details]
French Engoulevent de Nubie  [details]
German Nubischer Ziegenmelker  [details]