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Sombre Nightjar Caprimulgus fraenatus

  • LC Least Concern
  • Names (14)
  • Monotypic
Nigel Cleere
Version: 1.0 — Published March 4, 2020
Text last updated December 20, 2019

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Recommended Citation

Cleere, N. (2020). Sombre Nightjar (Caprimulgus fraenatus), version 1.0. In Birds of the World (J. del Hoyo, A. Elliott, J. Sargatal, D. A. Christie, and E. de Juana, Editors). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/bow.somnig1.01