Nechisar Nightjar Caprimulgus solala


Anon. 2009. Rarest bird on Earth - spotted at last! Africa - Birds & Birding 14(4): 58.

Butchart, S. H. M. 2007. Nechisar Nightjar Caprimulgus solala. Bulletin of the African Bird Club 14(2): 142.

EWNHS. 1996. Important Bird Areas of Ethiopia: a first inventory. Ethiopian Wildlife and Natural History Society, Addis Ababa.

Forero, M. G.; Tella, J. L. 1997. Sexual dimorphism, plumage variability and species determination in nightjars: the need for further examination of the Nechisar Nightjar Caprimulgus solala. Ibis 139: 407-409.

Head, V. R. L. 2014. The search for the rarest bird in the world. Jacana Media, Johannesburg, South Africa.

Safford, R. J.; Ash, J. S.; Duckworth, J. W.; Telfer, M. G.; Zewdie, C. 1995. A new species of nightjar from Ethiopia. Ibis 137: 301-307.

University of Oxford Department of International Development. 2011. National Parks: The Omo and Mago National Parks – an unresolved problem. Mursi Online..

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BirdLife International (2021) Species factsheet: Caprimulgus solala. Downloaded from on 16/01/2021. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2021) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 16/01/2021.