Podargus (bird genus in Podargida) – Frogmouths

Podargus is a bird genus in the Podargidae family. It contains the following species:

Diet / Feeding:

Frogmouths have enormous wide frog-like mouths (hence their name), which they use to capture nocturnal insects with. They also eat worms, slugs and snails; as well as small mammals, reptiles, frogs and small birds.

They have large, horny, triangular, sharply hooked bills.

Tawny Frogmouth
Papuan Frogmouth (Podargus papuensis)

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