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Savanna nightjar

Thai: นกตบยุงป่าโคก, nok top yung paa khok

Binomial name: Caprimulgus affinis, Thomas Horsfield, 1821

The Savanna Nightjar (Caprimulgus affinis) is a species of nightjar found in South and Southeast Asia.

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Scientific classification

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

Common names

  • Thai: นกตบยุงป่าโคก, nok top yung paa khok

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Distribution map of Savanna nightjar, Caprimulgus affinis in Thailand
  • Ban Phai District, Khon Kaen
  • Bang Phra Non-hunting Area
  • Bangkok Province
  • Bueng Boraped Non-hunting Area
  • Chiang Dao Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Chiang Saen District, Chiang Rai
  • Doi Inthanon National Park
  • Doi Pha Hom Pok National Park
  • Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Kabin Buri District, Prachinburi
  • Kaeng Khoi District, Saraburi
  • Khao Yai National Park
  • Mae Fa Luang District, Chiang Rai
  • Mueang Nakhon Sawan District, Nakhon Sawan
  • Mueang Ratchaburi District, Ratchaburi
  • Mueang Tak District, Tak
  • Nam Nao National Park
  • Phatthana Nikhom District, Lopburi
  • Sakaerat Environmental Research Station
  • Taphan Hin District, Phichit
  • Thung Yai Naresuan Wildlife Sanctuary

Range map of Caprimulgus affinis in Thailand

Important note; our range maps are based on limited data we have collected. The data is not necessarily accurate or complete.

Special thanks to Ton Smits, Parinya Pawangkhanant, Ian Dugdale and many others for their contribution for range data.

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