With reference to India’s biodiversity, Ceylon frogmouth, Coppersmith barbet, Gray-chinned miniyet and White-throated redstart are
[UPSC Civil Services Exam – 2020 Prelims]
- The Sri Lanka frogmouth, Sri Lankan frogmouth or Ceylon frogmouth (Batrachostomus moniliger) is a small frogmouth found in the Western Ghats of south India and Sri Lanka.
- Related to the nightjars, it is nocturnal and is found in forest habitats.
- The plumage coloration resembles that of dried leaves and the bird roosts quietly on branches, making it difficult to see.