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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

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

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Hodgson's frogmouth

Hodgson's frogmouth

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

Range map of Batrachostomus hodgsoni in Thailand

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

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