Podargus

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Podargus
Tawny frogmouth wholebody444.jpg
Tawny Frogmouth, Podargus strigoides, at night
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Caprimulgiformes
Family: Podargidae
Genus: Podargus
Vieillot, 1818
Species

At least 3 recognized species, see article.

Podargus is a small genus of in the Podargidae (frogmouth) family. All members of this genus are found in Australia with some species being found in Papua New Guinea, Indonesia and the Solomon Islands as well.
It contains the following three species to date: