Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Nightjars and Allies :: Gray Nightjar
Gray Nightjar Caprimulgus indicus
Described by: Latham (1790)
Alternate common name(s): Grey Nightjar, Jungle Nightjar, Indian Jungle Nightjar, Japanese Nightjar, Highland Nightjar
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeS. and e. Asia and Japan;
(1) Himalayas of n. Pakistan, n. India and se. Tibet to Burma, nw. and c. peninsular Thailand and Malaysia.
(3) Sri Lanka.
(4) Ne. Asia from Siberia, ne. Mongolia, n. and e. China (Hong Kong) to Korea and Japan.
Winters in Java and Borneo.
(5) Palau Is.
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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Hong Kong Birdwatching Society
Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Pintails Home (Kim Hyun-Tae)
Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Biological Research Information Center, BRIC of Korea
Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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