In Thai: นกตบยุงหางยาว, nok top yung hang yaw
Binomial name: Caprimulgus macrurus, Thomas Horsfield, 1821
The large-tailed nightjar (Caprimulgus macrurus) is a species of nightjar in the family Caprimulgidae.
It is found along the southern Himalayan foothills, eastern South Asia, Southeast Asia and northern Australia. This species is a resident of the countries of Australia, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Timor-Leste and Vietnam. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest, subtropical or tropical mangrove forest, and subtropical or tropical moist montane forest.
In Malaysia it is known to frequent cemeteries at night, hence its rather macabre common name burung tukang kubur ("graveyard nightjar").
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Kingdom Animalia Phylum Chordata Class Aves Order Caprimulgiformes Family Caprimulgidae Genus Caprimulgus Species Caprimulgus macrurus
Thai: นกตบยุงหางยาว, nok top yung hang yaw
Least Concern (IUCN3.1)
Ao Manao-Khao Tanyong National Park Bang Phra Non-Hunting Area Bangkok Province Bueng Boraped Non-Hunting Area Chiang Dao District, Chiang Mai Chiang Dao Wildlife Sanctuary Chiang Saen District, Chiang Rai Doi Inthanon National Park Doi Lang Doi Pha Hom Pok National Park Doi Suthep - Pui National Park Doi Tao District, Chiang Mai Erawan National Park Fang District, Chiang Mai Hala-Bala Wildlife Sanctuary Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuary Kaeng Krachan District, Phetchaburi Kaeng Krachan National Park Khao Ang Rue Nai Wildlife Sanctuary Khao Luang National Park Khao Phra - Bang Khram Wildlife Sanctuary Khao Sam Roi Yot National Park Khao Soi Dao Wildlife Sanctuary Khao Sok National Park Khao Yai National Park Khon San District, Chaiyaphum Khura Buri District, Phang Nga Ko Lanta National Park Ko Phra Thong Ko Samui District, Surat Thani Ko Sichang District, Chonburi Kui Buri National Park Mae Ai District, Chiang Mai Mae Ping National Park Mae Wong National Park Mueang Chiang Mai District, Chiang Mai Mueang Chonburi District, Chonburi Mueang Krabi District, Krabi Mueang Lampang District, Lampang Mueang Nakhon Nayok District, Nakhon Nayok Mueang Phetchaburi District, Phetchaburi Nam Nao National Park Namtok Sam Lan National Park Nong Bong Khai Non-Hunting Area Nong Plak Phra Ya – Khao Raya Bangsa Non-Hunting Nong Ya Plong District, Phetchaburi Ob Khan National Park Pai District, Mae Hong Son Pak Chong District, Nakhon Ratchasima Pak Thale Pang Sida National Park Pha Daeng National Park Phatthana Nikhom District, Lopburi Phu Khiao Wildlife Sanctuary Phu Suan Sai National Park Pran Buri District, Prachuap Khiri Khan Sai Yok District, Kanchanaburi Sakaerat Environmental Research Station Samut Prakan Province Si Racha District, Chonburi Sikao District, Trang Sri Phang-nga National Park Taksin Maharat National Park Tat Mok National Park Tha Sala District, Nakhon Si Thammarat Tha Yang District, Phetchaburi Thale Ban National Park Than Sadet - Koh Pha-Ngan National Park Thanyaburi District, Pathum Thani Thap Lan National Park Thung Yai Naresuan Wildlife Sanctuary Range map of Caprimulgus macrurus in Thailand
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