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Solomons Frogmouth

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Taken on a Birdquest Tour to the Solomon Islands

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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Rigidipenna inexpectata Scientific name
Caprimulgiformes Order
Podargidae Family
37-48 cm. Length
Tropical rainforest & plantations, below 700m. Endemic to Melanesia:- Solomon Archipelago:- Bougainville Habitat
No data eggs, incubation  days, fledging  days. Clutch
Moths and other nocturnal flying insects. Food  
TSN: 687206 World Number
Near Threatened Status

If you have sound recording of the Podargidae  please send it to xeno-canto. 

AKA:- Danish: Kanelfrømund
English: Cinnamon Frogmouth, Solomon Islands Frogmouth, Solomons Frogmouth
French: Podarge cannelle, Podarge des Salomon, Podarge des Solomons
Latin: Podargus inexpectatus, Podargus ocellatus inexpectatus, Podargus oscellatus inexpectatus, Rigidipenna inexpectata
Dutch: Salomonsnachtzwaluw
Polish: paszczak cynamonowy
Russian: Соломоновый лягушкорот
Slovak: bielonôžka šalamúnska, krátkonôžka šalamúnska
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