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Bornean Frogmouth Batrachostomus mixtus

Justification
This forest-dependent species is listed as Near Threatened because it is suspected to be undergoing a moderately rapid decline owing to the extensive loss of forests within its range. It is not considered more threatened because it occurs in lower montane forest where habitat loss has been less rapid.

Taxonomic source(s)
del Hoyo, J.; Collar, N. J.; Christie, D. A.; Elliott, A.; Fishpool, L. D. C. 2014. HBW and BirdLife International Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World. Barcelona, Spain and Cambridge UK: Lynx Edicions and BirdLife International.

Distribution and population
Batrachostomus mixtus is restricted to Sabah and Sarawak, Malaysia, and Kalimantan, Indonesia, where it inhabits lower montane forest (BirdLife International 2001). It is thought to be probably not common and may have declined due to forest loss within its range.

Population justification
The global population size has not been quantified, but the species is described as probably not common (Cleere 1998).

Trend justification
Forest destruction in the lowlands of Borneo has been extensive, but its occurrence at higher elevations suggests this species is not suffering more than a moderately rapid decline.

Ecology
It occurs in lower montane forest at 600-1,675 m and may use secondary habitats.

Threats
Forest loss has been extensive in Borneo owing to logging operations, agricultural expansion and severe forest fires.

Conservation Actions Underway
None are known. Conservation Actions Proposed
Survey specific sites to improve knowledge of the species's ecological requirements and then assess its potential distribution and the likely threats. Protect areas of suitable habitat and safeguard against threats.

References
BirdLife International. 2001. Threatened birds of Asia: the BirdLife International Red Data Book. BirdLife International, Cambridge, U.K.

Cleere, N. 1998. Nightjars: a guide to nightjars and related nightbirds. Pica Press, Robertsbridge, UK.

Cleere, N. 1998. Nightjars: a guide to nightjars and related nightbirds. Pica Press, Robertsbridge, UK.

Cleere, N.; Nurney, D. 1998. Nightjars: a guide to nightjars and related nightbirds. Pica Press, Robertsbridge, U.K.

Cleere, N.; Nurney, D. 1998. Nightjars: a guide to nightjars and related nightbirds. Pica Press, Robertsbridge, U.K.

Further web sources of information
Detailed species accounts from the Threatened birds of Asia: the BirdLife International Red Data Book (BirdLife International 2001).

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Text account compilers
Benstead, P., Bird, J., Taylor, J.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2014) Species factsheet: Batrachostomus mixtus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/08/2014. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2014) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/08/2014.

This information is based upon, and updates, the information published in BirdLife International (2000) Threatened birds of the world. Barcelona and Cambridge, UK: Lynx Edicions and BirdLife International, BirdLife International (2004) Threatened birds of the world 2004 CD-ROM and BirdLife International (2008) Threatened birds of the world 2008 CD-ROM. These sources provide the information for species accounts for the birds on the IUCN Red List.

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Key facts
Current IUCN Red List category Near Threatened
Family Podargidae (Frogmouths)
Species name author Sharpe, 1892
Population size Unknown mature individuals
Population trend Decreasing
Distribution size (breeding/resident) 72,600 km2
Country endemic? No
Links to further information
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