Sombre nightjar

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Sombre nightjar
Sombre Nightjar JM.jpg
at Gilgil, Kenya
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Caprimulgiformes
Family: Caprimulgidae
Genus: Caprimulgus
Species: C. fraenatus
Binomial name
Caprimulgus fraenatus
Salvadori, 1884
Specimen at Nairobi National Museum

The sombre nightjar (Caprimulgus fraenatus) is a species of nightjar in the Caprimulgidae family. It is found in Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

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