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European Nightjar

Caprimulgus europaeus plumipes (Przewalski, 1876)

Обыкновенный козодой | Кәдімгі тентекқұс

Almaty, Republic Square
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General colour of upper parts is light-buffy or sandy. Dark streaking on head and mantle is faint and slightly appreciable; light spots on scapulars and wing coverts are buffy and poorly expressed on background. Cross bands on central tail feathers are narrow and not so dark, as at other races. Primaries are with broad rusty cross-spots on both webs, on inner web spots expand or barely expand the shaft. Tarsus feathered stronger than other races.


Rare occurs on migration in southern and south-eastern Kazakhstan.


Gavrilov E. I., Gavrilov A. E. "The Birds of Kazakhstan". Almaty, 2005. Э.И.Гаврилов. "Фауна и распространение птиц Казахстана". Алматы, 1999. В.К.Рябицев. "Птицы Урала, Приуралья и Западной Сибири". Екатеринбург, Изд-во Уральского университета, 2000.


relative taxons

Caprimulgus europaeus
(Linnaeus, 1758)
Caprimulgus europaeus europaeus
(Linnaeus, 1758)
Caprimulgus europaeus sarudnyi
(Hartert, 1912)
Caprimulgus europaeus unwini
(Hume, 1871)

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