|Remarks :||With a specimen (top) of Egyptian Nightjar Caprimulgus aegyptius for comparison.
Known only from this type specimen, which was collected in ‘sandy scrub-jungle’ by Frank Ludlow at
Pishan (formerly Goma) (37° 31’N., 78° 17’E), in Xinjiang on September 7,
1929 and described as a new species in Vaurie 1960.
Vaurie, C. (1960) Systematic notes on Palearctic birds, No. 39:
Caprimuligidae: a new species of Caprimulgus. Amer. Mus. Novit. No. 1985.
Leader, P. J. (2009) Is Vaurie's Nightjar Caprimulgus centralasicus a valid
species? BirdingASIA 11: 47-50.