Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Nightjars and Allies :: Savanna Nightjar

Savanna Nightjar Caprimulgus affinis

Described by: Horsfield (1821)
Alternate common name(s): Allied Nightjar, Franklin's Nightjar
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Gurgaon, Haryana, India - Aug 6, 2007 © Nikhil Devasar  Gurgaon, Haryana, India - Aug 6, 2007 © Nikhil Devasar 
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India, se. Asia, Greater Sundas and the Philippines;
Fragmented distribution;
(1) Ne. Pakistan and India, e. Himalayas and Burma s. to Thailand, Cambodia (Chhep District of Preah Vihear Province) and s. Vietnam.
(2) Se. China and n. Vietnam.
(3) Taiwan.
(4) N. Philippines (Luzon, Catanduanes, Mindoro, Sibuyan, Negros and Cebu Is.).
(5) Se. Philippines (Mindanao).
(6) Sumatra including Nias Is., Bangka Is., Belitung Is., Riau Archipelago, and Lingga Archipelago, Java including Karimunjawa Is., Bali, Borneo e. to Lombok and possibly s. Sulawesi.
(7) Sulawesi.
(8) W. Lesser Sundas from Sumbawa, Komodo and Flores.
(9) C. Lesser Sundas (Sumba and Savu Is.).
(10) E. Lesser Sundas (Alor, Timor, Roti and Kisar).


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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