Swamp Nightjar

The Swamp Nightjar is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

The Swamp Nightjar (Caprimulgus natalensis) is a species of nightjar in the Caprimulgidae family. It is found in Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Cameroon, Chad, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Mali, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. References - * BirdLife International 2004. Caprimulgus natalensis. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. More

Distribution of Swamp nightjar in southern Africa, based on statistical smoothing of the records from first SA Bird Atlas Project (© Animal Demography unit, University of Cape Town; smoothing by Birgit Erni and Francesca Little). Colours range from dark blue (most common) through to yellow (least common). See here for the latest distribution from the SABAP2. Contact us if you can contribute information or images to improve this page. More

Swamp Nightjar Queen Elizabeth NP, Uganda To take full advantage of Flickr, you should use a JavaScript-enabled browser and install the latest version of the Macromedia Flash Player. Would you like to comment? Sign up for a free account, or sign in (if you're already a member). Guest Passes let you share your photos that aren't public. Anyone can see your public photos anytime, whether they're a Flickr member or not. More

Swamp Nightjar Caprimulgus natalensis = Amatikulu Nature Reserve, South Africa - Jul 10, 2004 More

and Swamp Nightjar, and look for African Barred Owlet, Square-tailed Nightjar and Fiery-necked Nightjar in the woodland areas. General The gates are open from 6am to 6/7pm, with access restricted to five 4x4 vehicles per day. Accommodation in the reserve is limited to Tembe Elephant Lodge, while Ndumo River Lodge is nearby. Slightly further afield, there is accommodation and camping at both Ndumo and Kosi Bay. Access: Turn off the N2 just north of Mkuze, and head towards Jozini. More

Swamp Nightjar Kruger National Park birds The Swamp Nightjar (Latin name Caprimulgus natalensis) is described in Roberts Birds of Southern Africa, 7th Edition. This bird has a unique Roberts number of 407 and you will find a full description of this bird on page 268 also a picture of the Swamp Nightjar on page . The Swamp Nightjar belongs to the family of birds classified as . More

Swamp Nightjar Caprimulgus natalensis Freckled Nightjar Caprimulgus tristigma Square-tailed Nightjar Caprimulgus fossii Pennant-winged Nightjar Macrodipteryx vexillarius More

* Swamp Nightjar, Caprimulgus natalensis * Blackish Nightjar, Caprimulgus nigrescens * Black-shouldered Nightjar, Caprimulgus nigriscapularis * Puerto Rican Nightjar, Caprimulgus noctitherus * Nubian Nightjar, Caprimulgus nubicus * Little Nightjar, Caprimulgus parvulus More

Order : Caprimulgiformes
Family : Caprimulgidae
Genus : Caprimulgus
Species : natalensis
Authority : Smith, 1845