Taxonomy and Natural History of Nyctiphrynus rosenbergi (Caprimulgidae)

  title={Taxonomy and Natural History of Nyctiphrynus rosenbergi (Caprimulgidae)},
  author={Mark B. Robbins and Robert S. Ridgely},
  journal={The Condor},
In 1895, Hartert described a distinctive new nightjar that had been collected earlier that year in the Dagua Valley of Valle, Colombia. He named the bird Caprimulgus rosenbergi n honor of the collector, W. F. Rosenberg. Chapman (1917) was the first to comment that rosenbergi resembled Nyctiphrynus ocellatus, and Cory (1918) transferred rosenbergi to Nyctiphrynus in his treatise on the Caprimulgidae. For an unexplained reason, Peters (1940) considered rosenbergi a subspecies of Nyctiphrynus… 

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