|Taxonomic Notes :|
Monotypic species endemic to the islands of Flores and Sumba in the Lesser Sundas, Indonesia.
Separated from Large-tailed Nightjar Caprimulgus macrurus following
Sangster, G. & Rozendaal, F.G. (2004) Systematic notes on Asian birds - 41. Territorial songs and species-level taxonomy of nightjars of the Caprimulgus macrurus complex, with description of a new species. Zool. Verhand., Leiden 350: 7-45.