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Species of Thailand

Grey nightjar

In Thai: นกตบยุงภูเขา, nok top yung phukhao

Binomial name: Caprimulgus jotaka, Coenraad Jacob Temminck & Hermann Schlegel, 1845

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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Scientific classification

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

Common names

  • Thai: นกตบยุงภูเขา, nok top yung phukhao

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Range Map

Distribution map of Grey nightjar, Caprimulgus jotaka in Thailand
Range map of Caprimulgus jotaka in Thailand