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Blyth's frogmouth

Thai: นกปากกบจุดดำ, nok paakkop jud dam

Binomial name: Batrachostomus affinis, Edward Blyth, 1847

The Blyth's frogmouth (Batrachostomus affinis) is a species of bird in the Podargidae family.

It is found in Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam.

Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Aves
Order
Caprimulgiformes
Family
Podargidae
Genus
Batrachostomus
Species
Batrachostomus affinis

Common names

  • Thai: นกปากกบจุดดำ, nok paakkop jud dam

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Blyth's frogmouth

Blyth's frogmouth

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Distribution map of Blyth's frogmouth, Batrachostomus affinis in Thailand

Range map of Batrachostomus affinis in Thailand

Important note; our range maps are based on limited data we have collected. The data is not necessarily accurate or complete.

Special thanks to Ton Smits, Parinya Pawangkhanant, Ian Dugdale and many others for their contribution for range data.

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