Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Frogmouths :: Papuan Frogmouth

Papuan Frogmouth Podargus papuensis

Described by: Quoy; Gaimard (1830)
Alternate common name(s): Giant Frogmouth, Great Papuan Frogmouth
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia - 1978 © Hans&Judy Beste  Australia - Sep, 2002 © Jean-Philippe Paris  Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia - Date unknown © Lou Hegedus 
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New Guinea and ne. Australia;
Two populations;
W. Papuan Is. (Waigeo, Salawati, Batanta, Misool Is.), New Guinea including is. in Geelvink Bay, Aru Is. and ne. Australia from Queensland (Iron Range National Park, Atherton Tablelands at Kingfisher Park, Cairns and Daintree River) s. to Staaten River and Townsville.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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