[order] CAPRIMULGIFORMES | [family] Podargidae | [latin] Batrachostomus chaseni | [UK] Palawan Frogmouth | [FR] Podarge de Palawan | [DE] Palawan-Froschmaul | [ES] Podargo de Palawn | [NL] Palawan Kikkerbek
Presumably inseparable from Blyth’s Frogmouth B. affinis. Male brown above with white speckles and vaguer black spots. Whitish eyebrow, brownish chest . Lower parts of wings and tail barred light-brown. Underparts buff and white with belly and flanks barred borown-whitish.
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Oriental Region : Palawan
Dense rainforest, prefering the understorey
No data, but probably like B. javensis builds a small cup from its own down, placed on a branch. Clutch size 1-2 eggs,
Diet consists of insects and some other invertebrates. Picsk prey from trunk and leafs, also forages on ground.
Not yet recognized by birdlife or described in HBW
Following Cleere (2010), Blyth’s Frogmouth, Batrachostomus affinis and Palawan Frogmouth, Batrachostomus chaseni) are split from Javan Frogmouth, Batrachostomus javensis, based on differences in vocalizations.