Long-tailed nightjar

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Not to be confused with Large-tailed nightjar.
Long-tailed nightjar
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In Gambia
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Caprimulgiformes
Family: Caprimulgidae
Genus: Caprimulgus
Species: C. climacurus
Binomial name
Caprimulgus climacurus
Vieillot, 1825

The long-tailed nightjar (Caprimulgus climacurus) is a species of nightjar in the Caprimulgidae family. It is found in Africa where it occurs in Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, and Uganda.