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Short-tailed Frogmouth

Batrachostomus poliolophus Hartert, EJO 1892

The Sumatran frogmouth, also known as the short-tailed frogmouth and the pale-faced frogmouth, is a nocturnal bird belonging to the family Podargidae. It is endemic to the island of Sumatra in Indonesia. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Caprimulgiformes
Family:
  Podargidae
Genus:
   Batrachostomus
Scientific:
  Batrachostomus poliolophus


Original description

Citation:
  Hartert, EJO 1892

Reference:
   Notes Leyden Mus. 14 p.63

Protonym:
  Batrachostomus poliolophus

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/9643080


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  5825E595ABF30843

Avibase ID:
  avibase-5825E595

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/5825E595


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 555519


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Geographic range:

  • Batrachostomus poliolophus: Montane forests of Sumatra
English:
Short-tailed Frogmouth
Catalan:
Podarg cuacurt
Czech:
lelkoun krátkoocasý
Danish:
Sumatrabladfrømund
German:
Sumatraschwalm
Spanish:
Podargo colicorto
Spanish (Spain):
Podargo Colicorto
Finnish:
vaaleapöllökehrääjä
French:
Podarge à tête grise
Croatian:
kratkorepa žabousta
Hungarian:
rövidfarkú békaszájú
Italian:
Bocca di rana codacorta
Japanese (romaji):
sumatoragamaguchiyotaka
Japanese:
スマトラガマグチヨタカ
Lithuanian:
Trumpauodegis varliažiotis
Dutch:
Sumatraanse Kikkerbek
Norwegian:
Sumatrafroskemunn
Polish:
gębal krótkosterny
Portuguese:
boca-de-sapo-de-samatra
Russian:
Сероголовый лягушкорот
Slovak:
žaboústka krátkochvostá
Serbian:
Sumatranska žabousta
Swedish:
sumatragrodmun
Ukrainian:
Корнудо суматранський
Chinese:
苍头蟆口鸱
Chinese (Traditional):
短尾蟆口鴟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Short-tailed Frogmouth ( Batrachostomus poliolophus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Short-tailed Frogmouth ( Batrachostomus poliolophus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Short-tailed Frogmouth ( Batrachostomus poliolophus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Short-tailed Frogmouth ( Batrachostomus poliolophus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Short-tailed Frogmouth ( Batrachostomus poliolophus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Short-tailed Frogmouth ( Batrachostomus poliolophus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Short-tailed Frogmouth ( Batrachostomus poliolophus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Short-tailed Frogmouth ( Batrachostomus poliolophus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Short-tailed Frogmouth ( Batrachostomus poliolophus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Short-tailed Frogmouth ( Batrachostomus poliolophus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Short-tailed Frogmouth ( Batrachostomus poliolophus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Short-tailed Frogmouth ( Batrachostomus poliolophus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Short-tailed Frogmouth ( Batrachostomus poliolophus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Short-tailed Frogmouth ( Batrachostomus poliolophus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Short-tailed Frogmouth ( Batrachostomus poliolophus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Short-tailed Frogmouth ( Batrachostomus poliolophus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Short-tailed Frogmouth ( Batrachostomus poliolophus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Short-tailed Frogmouth ( Batrachostomus poliolophus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Short-tailed Frogmouth ( Batrachostomus poliolophus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Short-tailed Frogmouth ( Batrachostomus poliolophus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Short-tailed Frogmouth ( Batrachostomus poliolophus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Short-tailed Frogmouth ( Batrachostomus poliolophus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Short-tailed Frogmouth ( Batrachostomus poliolophus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Short-tailed Frogmouth ( Batrachostomus poliolophus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Short-tailed Frogmouth ( Batrachostomus poliolophus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Short-tailed Frogmouth ( Batrachostomus poliolophus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Short-tailed Frogmouth ( Batrachostomus poliolophus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Podarge à tête grise ( Batrachostomus poliolophus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Sumatran Frogmouth ( Batrachostomus poliolophus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2022:
Sumatran Frogmouth ( Batrachostomus poliolophus) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Pale-headed Frogmouth ( Batrachostomus poliolophus) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Short-tailed Frogmouth ( Batrachostomus poliolophus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Batrachostomus poliolophus poliolophus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Batrachostomus poliolophus poliolophus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Batrachostomus poliolophus poliolophus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Batrachostomus poliolophus poliolophus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Batrachostomus poliolophus poliolophus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Batrachostomus poliolophus poliolophus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Batrachostomus poliolophus poliolophus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Batrachostomus poliolophus poliolophus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Batrachostomus poliolophus poliolophus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Batrachostomus poliolophus poliolophus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Batrachostomus poliolophus poliolophus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Batrachostomus poliolophus poliolophus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Batrachostomus poliolophus poliolophus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Batrachostomus poliolophus poliolophus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Batrachostomus poliolophus poliolophus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Batrachostomus poliolophus poliolophus [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Batrachostomus poliolophus poliolophus [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Batrachostomus poliolophus poliolophus [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Batrachostomus poliolophus poliolophus [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Batrachostomus poliolophus poliolophus [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Sumatran Frogmouth ( Batrachostomus poliolophus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Short-tailed Frogmouth (Short-tailed) ( Batrachostomus poliolophus poliolophus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Short-tailed Frogmouth (Short-tailed) ( Batrachostomus poliolophus poliolophus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Short-tailed Frogmouth (Short-tailed) ( Batrachostomus poliolophus poliolophus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Short-tailed Frogmouth (Short-tailed) ( Batrachostomus poliolophus poliolophus) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Short-tailed Frogmouth (Short-tailed) ( Batrachostomus poliolophus poliolophus) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Short-tailed Frogmouth (Short-tailed) ( Batrachostomus poliolophus poliolophus) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Short-tailed Frogmouth (Short-tailed) ( Batrachostomus poliolophus poliolophus) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Short-tailed Frogmouth (Short-tailed) ( Batrachostomus poliolophus poliolophus) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Sumatran Frogmouth ( Batrachostomus poliolophus) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Sumatran Frogmouth ( Batrachostomus poliolophus) [version 1]
eBird version 2022:
Sumatran Frogmouth ( Batrachostomus poliolophus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Pale-headed Frogmouth ( Batrachostomus poliolophus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Pale-headed Frogmouth ( Batrachostomus poliolophus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Batrachostomus poliolophus poliolophus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Batrachostomus poliolophus poliolophus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Batrachostomus poliolophus poliolophus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Batrachostomus poliolophus poliolophus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Batrachostomus poliolophus poliolophus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Batrachostomus poliolophus poliolophus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Batrachostomus poliolophus poliolophus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Batrachostomus poliolophus poliolophus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Batrachostomus poliolophus poliolophus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Batrachostomus poliolophus poliolophus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Batrachostomus poliolophus poliolophus [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Batrachostomus poliolophus poliolophus [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Short-tailed Frogmouth ( Batrachostomus poliolophus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Short-tailed Frogmouth ( Batrachostomus poliolophus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Short-tailed Frogmouth ( Batrachostomus poliolophus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Short-tailed Frogmouth ( Batrachostomus poliolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Short-tailed Frogmouth ( Batrachostomus poliolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Short-tailed Frogmouth ( Batrachostomus poliolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Short-tailed Frogmouth ( Batrachostomus poliolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Short-tailed Frogmouth ( Batrachostomus poliolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Short-tailed Frogmouth ( Batrachostomus poliolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Short-tailed Frogmouth ( Batrachostomus poliolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Short-tailed Frogmouth ( Batrachostomus poliolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Short-tailed Frogmouth ( Batrachostomus poliolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Short-tailed Frogmouth ( Batrachostomus poliolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Short-tailed Frogmouth ( Batrachostomus poliolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Short-tailed Frogmouth ( Batrachostomus poliolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Short-tailed Frogmouth ( Batrachostomus poliolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Short-tailed Frogmouth ( Batrachostomus poliolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Short-tailed Frogmouth ( Batrachostomus poliolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Short-tailed Frogmouth ( Batrachostomus poliolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Short-tailed Frogmouth ( Batrachostomus poliolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Short-tailed Frogmouth ( Batrachostomus poliolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Short-tailed Frogmouth ( Batrachostomus poliolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Short-tailed Frogmouth ( Batrachostomus poliolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Short-tailed Frogmouth ( Batrachostomus poliolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Short-tailed Frogmouth ( Batrachostomus poliolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Short-tailed Frogmouth ( Batrachostomus poliolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Short-tailed Frogmouth ( Batrachostomus poliolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Short-tailed Frogmouth ( Batrachostomus poliolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Short-tailed Frogmouth ( Batrachostomus poliolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Short-tailed Frogmouth ( Batrachostomus poliolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Short-tailed Frogmouth ( Batrachostomus poliolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Short-tailed Frogmouth ( Batrachostomus poliolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Short-tailed Frogmouth ( Batrachostomus poliolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Short-tailed Frogmouth ( Batrachostomus poliolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Short-tailed Frogmouth ( Batrachostomus poliolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Short-tailed Frogmouth ( Batrachostomus poliolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Short-tailed Frogmouth ( Batrachostomus poliolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Short-tailed Frogmouth ( Batrachostomus poliolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Short-tailed Frogmouth ( Batrachostomus poliolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Short-tailed Frogmouth ( Batrachostomus poliolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Short-tailed Frogmouth ( Batrachostomus poliolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Short-tailed Frogmouth ( Batrachostomus poliolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Sumatran Frogmouth ( Batrachostomus poliolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Sumatran Frogmouth ( Batrachostomus poliolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Sumatran Frogmouth ( Batrachostomus poliolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Sumatran Frogmouth ( Batrachostomus poliolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Sumatran Frogmouth ( Batrachostomus poliolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Sumatran Frogmouth ( Batrachostomus poliolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.2:
Sumatran Frogmouth ( Batrachostomus poliolophus) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Pale-headed Frogmouth ( Batrachostomus poliolophus) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Batrachostomus poliolophus [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Batrachostomus poliolophus poliolophus [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Batrachostomus poliolophus poliolophus [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Short-tailed Frogmouth ( Batrachostomus poliolophus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Short-tailed Frogmouth ( Batrachostomus poliolophus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Short-tailed Frogmouth ( Batrachostomus poliolophus) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Sumatran Frogmouth ( Batrachostomus poliolophus) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Sumatran Frogmouth ( Batrachostomus poliolophus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Batrachostomus poliolophus poliolophus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Batrachostomus poliolophus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Batrachostomus [poliolophus or mixtus] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Catalan: Podarg cuacurt
Czech: lelkoun krátkoocasý, Lelkoun svetlohlavý
Danish: Sumatrabladfrømund, Sumatra-bladfrømund
German: Graukopf-Froschmaul, Sumatrafroschmaul, Sumatraschwalm
English: Pale-headed Frogmouth, Short tailed Frogmouth, Short-tailed Frogmouth, Short-tailed Frogmouth (Short-tailed), Sumatran Frogmouth
English, HBW: Short-tailed Frogmouth
English (IOC): Short-tailed Frogmouth, Sumatran Frogmouth
English (United States): Sumatran Frogmouth
Esperanto: Mallongvosta podargo
Spanish: Podargo Colicorto, Podargo Colicorto (poliolophus), Podargo de Cabeza Pálida
Spanish (Spain): Podargo Colicorto, Podargo Colicorto (poliolophus)
Spanish (HBW): Short-tailed Frogmouth (Short-tailed)
Estonian: väike-konnsuu
Finnish: Vaaleapöllökehrääjä
French: Podarge à tête grise, Podarge à tête grise (nominal), Podarge à tête grise (poliolophus)
Croatian: kratkorepa žabousta
Hungarian: rövidfarkú békaszájú
Indonesian: Paruh-kodok kepala-pucat, Paruhkodok Kepala-pucat
Italian: Bocca di rana codacorta, Boccadirana testapallida
Japanese (romaji): sumatoragamaguchiyotaka, sumatoragamaguchiyotaka (poliolophus)
Japanese: スマトラガマグチヨタカ, スマトラガマグチヨタカ (poliolophus)
Scientific: Batrachostomus mixtus, Batrachostomus poliolophus, Batrachostomus poliolophus mixtus, Batrachostomus poliolophus poliolophus
Lithuanian: Trumpauodegis varliažiotis
Dutch: Sumatraanse Kikkerbek, Sumatraanse Kikkerbek (poliolophus)
Norwegian: Sumatrafroskemunn, sumatrafroskemunn (poliolophus)
Polish: gebal krótkosterny, Gębal krótkosterny
Portuguese: boca-de-sapo-de-samatra
Portuguese (Portugal): boca-de-sapo-de-samatra
Russian: Сероголовый лягушкорот, Серо-голубой лягушкорот
Slovak: žaboústka krátkochvostá
Serbian: Sumatranska žabousta
Swedish: Ljushuvad grodmun, sumatragrodmun
Turkish: Sumatra kocaağzı
Ukrainian: Корнудо суматранський
Chinese: 苍头蟆口鸱
Chinese (Traditional): 短尾蟆口鴟, 短尾蟆口鴟〔蒼頭蟆口鴟〕

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