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Is a small frogmouth found in the Western Ghats of south India and Sri Lanka. Related to the nightjars, they are nocturnal and are found in forest habitats.
This species is found in the Western Ghats of southwest India and Sri Lanka. Its habitat is dense tropical forest usually with dense undergrowth but sometimes found in more disturbed habitats including plantations. Their presence can be overlooked due to their nocturnal behaviour and camouflage.
The one in the first photograph is a male which is much smaller than the female in the second photograph...
Spotted on Dec 5, 2011
Submitted on Dec 5, 2011
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