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Star-spotted nightjar

Star-spotted nightjar

The star-spotted nightjar (Caprimulgus stellatus) is a species of nightjar in the family Caprimulgidae. It is found in Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, and South Sudan.

Star-spotted nightjar
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Caprimulgiformes
Family: Caprimulgidae
Genus: Caprimulgus
C. stellatus
Binomial name
Caprimulgus stellatus
Blundell & Lovat, 1899


  1. BirdLife International (2016). "Caprimulgus stellatus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2016: e.T22689981A93254929. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T22689981A93254929.en. Retrieved 12 November 2021.

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