Grey nightjar

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Grey nightjar
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Caprimulgiformes
Family: Caprimulgidae
Genus: Caprimulgus
Species: C. jotaka
Binomial name
Caprimulgus jotaka
Temminck & Schlegel, 1845

The grey nightjar (Caprimulgus jotaka) is a species of nightjar found in East Asia. It is sometimes treated as a subspecies of the jungle nightjar (C. indicus), its South Asian relative.[2]


  1. ^ "Caprimulgus jotaka". International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources. Retrieved 2015-01-01. 
  2. ^ Rasmussen, PC & JC Anderton 2005. Birds of South Asia: The Ripley Guide. Smithsonian Institution & Lynx Edicions.