Papuan Frogmouth

Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.

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The Papuan Frogmouth is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

* Papuan Frogmouth, Podargus papuensis Genus Batrachostomus * Large Frogmouth, Batrachostomus auritus * Dulit Frogmouth, Batrachostomus harterti * Philippine Frogmouth, Batrachostomus septimus * Gould's Frogmouth, Batrachostomus stellatus * Sri Lanka Frogmouth, Batrachostomus moniliger * Hodgson's Frogmouth, Batrachostomus hodgsoni * Short-tailed Frogmouth, Batrachostomus poliolophus * Javan Frogmouth, Batrachostomus javensis More

The Papuan Frogmouth (Podargus papuensis) is a species of bird in the Podargidae family. It is found in Australia, Indonesia, and Papua New Guinea. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. References - * BirdLife International 2004. Podargus papuensis. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 24 July 2007. More

The Papuan Frogmouth has redder eyes (in daylight or eyeshine) than the orange eyes of the Tawny Frogmouth. * It's call, like the Tawny Frogmouth, is a strange, low continuous series of “ohm-ohm-ohm…”. More

· In Australia the Papuan Frogmouth is restricted to north Queensland. · It occurs in rainforests, mangroves and dense riparian vegetation. · The Papuan Frogmouth is nocturnal, and is usually seen singly, but sometimes in pairs. · The male is greyish and the female is a little more reddish. More

The Papuan Frogmouth is a species of bird in the Podargidae family. Physical Description Frogmouths have large eyes that allow them to have strong night vision. They have wide gaping bills for feeding on insects and much weaker feet than that of an owl, which the Frogmouth is distantly related to. A Papuan male is greyish and the female is more of a reddish color. More

Papuan Frogmouth, podargus papuensis, Papua, Indonesia, Numfor island 12-2004 © Mehd Halaouate Send this as a postcard Papuan Frogmouth, podargus papuensis - Papuan Frogmouth, Papua New Guinea, Port Moresby August 2008 © Sam Woods/Tropical Birding TROPICAL BIRDING Papuan Frogmouth - Papuan Frogmouth, Indonesia, West Papua May 2009 © Rob Hutchinson/Birdtour Asia Birdtour Asia Papuan Frogmouth More

Papuan frogmouth chick in nest. Papuan frogmouth chick in nest. Their flimsy nest, balanced 20 metres above the ground with a few sparse twigs, is home to this magnificent chick. Piercing red eyes distinguish these birds from other species of frogmouths. While guests at the lodge are sleeping, his parents work hard throughout the night capturing moths, small reptiles and frogs to keep up with the chick’s voracious appetite. More

Papuan Frogmouth, Podargus papuensis Podargidae (FROGMOUTHS) Papuan Frogmouth, Podargus papuensis This photo was taken in: Papua New Guinea The photo was taken by: Steve Bird , Birdseekers Birdseekers Birdseeker tour company Birdseekers Tour reports Birdwatching Holidays around the world Birdseekers Tour reports Birdwatching Holidays around the world Birdseekers photo's taken by Tony Crittenden Identification More

Papuan Frogmouth on nest Locations for recordings with GPS coordinates page 1 Papuan Frogmouth calls Podargus papuensis (0:56) George Wagner XC23273 13-08-2008, Indonesia Papuan Frogmouth song Podargus papuensis (0:13) Niels Krabbe XC26646 27-12-2006, Papua New Guinea Papuan Frogmouth call Podargus papuensis (0:12) More

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Order : Caprimulgiformes
Family : Podargidae
Genus : Podargus
Species : papuensis
Authority : Quoy & Gaimard, 1830