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Mees's Nightjar Caprimulgus meesi  
Mees's Nightjar
Photographer : © James Eaton/Birdtour Asia
Location :Flores, Lesser Sundas, Indonesia
Date : Late September 2013
English synonyms:Large-tailed Nightjar
Bird Family :Caprimulgidae - Typical Nightjars
Red Data Status :Least Concern
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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.

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