Species of Thailand

Grey nightjar

Caprimulgus jotaka, Coenraad Jacob Temminck & Hermann Schlegel, 1845

(In Thai: นกตบยุงภูเขา)

The grey nightjar (Caprimulgus jotaka) is a species of nightjar found in East Asia. It is sometimes treated as a subspecies of the jungle nightjar (C. indicus), its South Asian relative.

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Category / Seasonal Status

Wiki listed status (concerning Thai population): Winter visitor, breeds in mountains

BCST Category: Recorded in an apparently wild state within the last 50 years

BCST Seasonal statuses:

  • Resident or presumed resident
  • Non-breeding visitor

Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Aves
Order
Caprimulgiformes
Family
Caprimulgidae
Genus
Caprimulgus
Species
Caprimulgus jotaka

Common names

  • Thai: นกตบยุงภูเขา

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

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Grey nightjar

Range Map

Distribution map of Grey nightjar, Caprimulgus jotaka in Thailand
  • Bang Pu Recreation Centre
  • Bangkok Province
  • Chiang Dao District, Chiang Mai
  • Chiang Dao Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Doi Inthanon National Park
  • Doi Pha Hom Pok National Park
  • Kaeng Krachan National Park
  • Khao Luang National Park
  • Khao Phra - Bang Khram Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Khao Soi Dao Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Khao Sok National Park
  • Khao Yai National Park
  • Khlong Saeng Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Klaeng District, Rayong
  • Ko Samui District, Surat Thani
  • Mae Wong National Park
  • Mueang Krabi District, Krabi
  • Mueang Phitsanulok District, Phitsanulok
  • Mueang Ratchaburi District, Ratchaburi
  • Mueang Tak District, Tak
  • Phutthamonthon District, Nakhon Pathom
  • Sai Yok National Park
  • Samut Prakan Province
  • Tarutao National Marine Park
Range map of Caprimulgus jotaka in Thailand