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Papuan Frogmouth

Podargus papuensis

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Very large nocturnal bird with "frog-like" bill and long tail. Inhabits edges of dense forests, including mangroves. In daytime, often roosts above water. Primarily gray-brown with barred underparts and tail. Distinguished from other frogmouths by very large size. Call is a repetitive, low-pitched "oo-oo-oo-oo."

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