Syke's Nightjar

Sykes’s Nightjar also known as the Sindh Nightjar is a Nightjar species found in mainly in North West parts of South Asia i.e. in India, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran. The Sykes’s Nightjar is named to commemorate Colonel William Henry Sykes who was a British naturalist and ornithologist.

Gujarati Name

રણ દશર્થીયુ

Scientific Name

Caprimulgus mahrattensis

Scientific Family


Status in Gujarat


IUCN Status

Least Concern

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Categories: Nightjars