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Gould's frogmouth

Thai: นกปากกบปักษ์ใต้, nok paakkop pak tai

Binomial name: Batrachostomus stellatus, John Gould, 1837

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

It is found in Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, and Thailand.

Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.

It is threatened by habitat loss.

The common name commemorates the English ornithologist and bird artist John Gould (1804-1881).

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Scientific classification

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

Common names

  • Thai: นกปากกบปักษ์ใต้, nok paakkop pak tai

Conservation status

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

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Distribution map of Gould's frogmouth, Batrachostomus stellatus in Thailand

Range map of Batrachostomus stellatus 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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