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Caprimulgidae
Nightjars
family of Caprimulgiformes

latin name german name english name species in collection
Caprimulgus Eigentliche Ziegenmelker 17 17
Chordeiles 3 3
Eurostopodus 1 1
Nyctibius 3 3
Nyctidromus 1 1
Nyctipolus 1 1
Phalaenoptilus 1 1
Setopagis 1 1
trivial name latin name name specimens
Red-necked Nightjar
Caprimulgus ruficollis
Caprimulgus ruficollis 6 6
Rufous-cheeked Nightjar
Caprimulgus rufigena
Caprimulgus rufigena 11 11
Freckled Nightjar
Caprimulgus tristigma
Caprimulgus tristigma 2 2
European nightjar
Caprimulgus europaeus
Caprimulgus europaeus 21 21
Egyptian nightjar
Caprimulgus aegyptius
Caprimulgus aegyptius 6 6
Grey Nightjar
Caprimulgus jotaka
Caprimulgus jotaka 2 2
Large-tailed Nightjar
Caprimulgus macrurus
Caprimulgus macrurus 2 2
Slender-tailed Nightjar
Caprimulgus fossii
Caprimulgus fossii 2 2
Abyssinian Nightjar
Caprimulgus poliocephalus
Caprimulgus poliocephalus 1 1
Fiery-necked Nightjar
Caprimulgus pectoralis
Caprimulgus pectoralis 4 4
Nubian Nightjar
Caprimulgus nubicus
Caprimulgus nubicus 1 1
Standard-winged Nightjar
Caprimulgus longipennis
Caprimulgus longipennis 2 2
Long-tailed, Slender-tailed Nightjar
Caprimulgus climacurus
Caprimulgus climacurus 4 4
Mees's Nightjar
Caprimulgus meesi
Caprimulgus meesi 1 1
Pennant-winged Nightjar
Caprimulgus vexillarius
Caprimulgus vexillarius 1 1
Savanna Nightjar
Caprimulgus affinis
Caprimulgus affinis 1 1
Common pauraque
Nyctidromus albicollis
Nyctidromus albicollis 6 6
Spotted Nightjar
Eurostopodus argus
Eurostopodus argus 3 3
Blackish Nightjar
Nyctipolus nigrescens
Nyctipolus nigrescens 1 1
Little, Scrub Nightjar
Setopagis parvula
Setopagis parvula 1 1
Common Poorwill
Phalaenoptilus nuttallii
Phalaenoptilus nuttallii 3 3
Antillean Nighthawk
Chordeiles gundlachii
Chordeiles gundlachii 1 1
Common or Antillean Nighthawk
Chordeiles minor
Chordeiles minor 5 5
Northern Potoo
Nyctibius griseus
Nyctibius griseus 1 1
Great Potoo
Nyctibius grandis
Nyctibius grandis 2 2
Northern Potoo
Nyctibius jamaicensis
Nyctibius jamaicensis 2 2

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