Caprimulgiformes

Frogmouths (Podargidae)

HBW 5, p. 266

  • Small to large, stocky nocturnal birds with strong, wide bill, short legs, and upright stance when perched.
  • Oriental and Australasian Regions.
  • Mainly forest or woodland, several species extending into second growth, wooded savanna or dry scrub; mostly at low elevations, some species reaching 2250 m.
  • 2 genera, 12 species, 25 taxa.
  • No species threatened; none extinct since 1600.
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2 genera, 12 species

252 files covering
2 genera (100%)
12 species (100%)

 

    106 videos covering
2 genera (100%)
10 species (83%)
    136 photographs covering
2 genera (100%)
12 species (100%)
    10 sound recordings covering
2 genera (100%)
7 species (58%)
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