Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Nightjars and Allies :: Spotted Nightjar
Spotted Nightjar Eurostopodus argus
Described by: Hartert (1892)
Alternate common name(s): Spotted Eared-nightjar
Old scientific name(s): Eurostopodus guttatus
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Inland to nw. and ce. Western Australia (Keep River National Park), Northern Territory, South Australia, n. Victoria, New South Wales (Round Hill Nature Reserve) and through c. Queensland to s. Cape York Peninsula. Winters n. to the e. Lesser Sundas, Aru Is. References to this species ranging to New Guinea and the Bismarck Archipelago (New Ireland) may refer to the White-throated Nightjar.
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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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