Large Frogmouths

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The Large Frogmouth (Batrachostomus auritus) is found in Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand. It inhabits natural subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and montanes.

This species is threatened by habitat destruction.


Diet / Feeding:

Frogmouths have enormous wide frog-like mouths (hence their name), which they use to capture nocturnal insects with. They also eat worms, slugs and snails; as well as small mammals, reptiles, frogs and small birds.

They have large, horny, triangular, sharply hooked bills



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