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Hodgson's Frogmouth

Batrachostomus hodgsoni

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Cryptic, uncommon nightbird of evergreen and mixed foothill and montane forests (900-2000 m). Both sexes have dappled lichen-like plumage, the male grayish, female rusty brown. Silent birds best distinguished by range, habitat, elevation, and bird’s comparatively small size. Song a long, haunting whistle, given repeatedly in series.

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