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Hodgson's frogmouth

Thai: นกปากกบลายดำ, nok paakkop lai dam

Binomial name: Batrachostomus hodgsoni, John Edward Gray, 1859

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

It is found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam.

Its natural habitat is temperate forests.

The common name commemorates the British naturalist Brian Houghton Hodgson.

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Scientific classification

Batrachostomus hodgsoni

Common names

  • Thai: นกปากกบลายดำ, nok paakkop lai dam

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Hodgson's frogmouth

Hodgson's frogmouth


Hodgson's frogmouth

Hodgson's frogmouth


Distribution map of Hodgson's frogmouth, Batrachostomus hodgsoni in Thailand

Range map of Batrachostomus hodgsoni 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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