Podargus


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Related to Podargus: Podargidae, Potoo, Tawny Frogmouth

podargus

(pəˈdɑːɡəs)
n
(Animals) a bird of South East Asia and Australia
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Noun1.podargus - type genus of the PodargidaePodargus - type genus of the Podargidae  
bird genus - a genus of birds
References in classic literature ?
Then he cried to his horses, "Xanthus and Podargus, and you Aethon and goodly Lampus, pay me for your keep now and for all the honey-sweet corn with which Andromache daughter of great Eetion has fed you, and for she has mixed wine and water for you to drink whenever you would, before doing so even for me who am her own husband.
Rae S and Rae D (2013) Orientation of Tawny frogmouth (Podargus strigoides) nests and their position on branches optimises thermoregulation and cryptic concealment.
Species affected included rainbow lorikeet (Trichoglossus haematodus), scaly breasted lorikeet (Trichoglossus chlorolepidotus), tawny frogmouth (Podargus strigoides), southern boobook (Ninox novaeseelandiae), laughing kookaburra (Dacelo novaeguineae), crested tern (Thalasseus bergii), crested pigeon (Ocyphaps lophotes), Torresian crow (Corvus orru), and grey butcherbird (Cracticus torquatus) (Table 2).