Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Nightjars and Allies :: Freckled Nightjar
Freckled Nightjar Caprimulgus tristigma
Described by: Rüppell (1840)
Alternate common name(s): Rock Nightjar, West African Freckled Nightjar
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeAfrica s. of the Sahara;
Highly fragmented distribution;
(1) Senegambia, Guinea, n. Sierra Leone, s. Mali, Burkina Faso, w. Nigeria, w. Cameroon, n. Equatorial Guinea and c. Central African Republic.
(2) Nigeria (Jos Plateau).
(3) Se. Sudan, w. and c. Ethiopia locally s. in e. and s. Zaire, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, s. Kenya and n. Tanzania.
(4) W. Angola, nw. and wc. Namibia and w. South Africa.
(5) Se. Zaire, Zambia and s. Tanzania s. in Botswana, Malawi, Zimbabwe, w. Mozambique, cn. and e. South Africa (Transvaal).
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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