Podargus

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Podargus
Tawny frogmouth wholebody444.jpg
Tawny frogmouth, Podargus strigoides, at night
Scientific classification e
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 birds in the frogmouth family, Podargidae. 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 these species to date:

Image Scientific name Common name Distribution
Podargus ocellatus -Redwood -Queensland-8.jpg Podargus ocellatusQuoy & Gaimard, 1830 Marbled frogmouth Aru Islands, New Guinea and Queensland
Papuan Frogmouth at Cairns-01 (23473731022).jpg Podargus papuensisQuoy & Gaimard, 1830 Papuan frogmouth Aru Islands, New Guinea, and Cape York Peninsula.
Podargus strigoides Bonorong.jpg Podargus strigoides(Latham, 1801) Tawny frogmouth Queensland, the central Northern Territory, and most of the Nullabor Plain, Tasmania