Gould's frogmouth

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Gould's frogmouth
Gould's Frogmouth - Si Phangnga - Thailand MG 9666 (14258331524).jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Caprimulgiformes
Family: Podargidae
Genus: Batrachostomus
Species: B. stellatus
Binomial name
Batrachostomus stellatus
(Gould, 1837)

The Gould's frogmouth (Batrachostomus stellatus) is a species of bird in the family Podargidae. 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).[2]


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Batrachostomus stellatus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.
  2. ^ Beolens, Bo; Watkins, Michael (2003). Whose Bird? Men and Women Commemorated in the Common Names of Birds. London: Christopher Helm. pp. 145–146.

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