Definition of Podargidae

1. Noun. Frogmouths.

Exact synonyms: Family Podargidae
Generic synonyms: Bird Family
Group relationships: Caprimulgiformes, Order Caprimulgiformes
Member holonyms: Genus Podargus, Podargus, Frogmouth



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Podargidae

Po valley
Poa nemoralis
Poa pratensis
Poaceae
Pobeda Peak
Pobedy Peak
Pocahontas
Pocahontases
Pocatello
Pocket Cube
Pocket Cubes
Poconos
PodAds
Podalyria
Podargidae
Podargus
Podaxaceae
Podgorica
Podiceps cristatus
Podiceps grisegena
Podiceps nigricollis
Podiceps ruficollis
Podicipedidae
Podicipediformes
Podicipitiformes
Podilymbus
Podilymbus podiceps
Podocarpaceae
Podocarpus

Literary usage of Podargidae

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Cambridge Natural History by Sidney Frederic Harmer, Arthur Everett Shipley (1899)
"... and podargidae ; the gape is enormously wide, and is in many cases ... long and bare in Nyctidromus and the podargidae to very short and feathered in ..."

2. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"... recognizing them as a distinct family, podargidae. As a matter of convenience we shall here comprehend these last in the Capri— ..."

3. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1893)
"... number 86 species, represented by 1800 specimens ; the podargidae number 24 species, represented by 271 specimens; ..."

4. The Malay Archipelago: The Land of the Orang-utan and the Bird of Paradise by Alfred Russel Wallace (1886)
"... thus seem to be unable, from some unknown cause, to obtain a footing in the intervening island. In Birds we have the two families of podargidae and ..."

5. The Geographical Distribution of Animals: With a Study of the Relations of by Alfred Russel Wallace (1876)
"The podargidae, or Frog-mouths, are a family of rather large- sized nocturnal insectivorous birds, closely allied to the Goatsuckers, but distinguished by ..."

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