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Grey nightjar

Grey nightjar

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]

Grey nightjar
in Eaglenest, Arunachal Pradesh, India
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Caprimulgiformes
Family: Caprimulgidae
Genus: Caprimulgus
C. jotaka
Binomial name
Caprimulgus jotaka


  1. BirdLife International (2016). "Caprimulgus jotaka". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2016: e.T22725702A94899999. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T22725702A94899999.en. Retrieved 13 November 2021.
  2. Rasmussen, PC & JC Anderton 2005. Birds of South Asia: The Ripley Guide. Smithsonian Institution & Lynx Edicions.

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