It is found in the Aru Islands, New Guinea and Queensland.Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest and subtropical or tropical moist montane forest.. David T. Holyoak and Ernest Garcia Version: 1.0 — Published March 4, 2020 Text last updated November 5, 2014 Frogmouth’s acquired their name because of the very wide and largely gaped shape of their beak. Unusual call is a descending, turkey-like gobble, followed by a loud snap of the bill. Posted August 18, 2017 07:44:12 The marbled frogmouth (pictured) is smaller and slimmer than the tawny frogmouth. The Marbled Frogmouth is a species of bird in the Podargidae family. Then there is the Solomons frogmouth, which was just discovered on the Solomon Islands in 2007 and given its own genus. Now that Albert’s Lyrebird breeding season is over, the project is shifting focus to a different but equally elusive bird, the Marbled Frogmouth. Another 11 species are found across Asia and tend to be smaller. Three species—the tawny frogmouth, marbled frogmouth, and Papuan frogmouth—are larger and call Australia and New Guinea their home. The marbled frogmouth's call is its most distinctive feature. Compared to similar Tawny Frogmouth (often found in urban and suburban areas), Marbled has longer tail in proportion to its body, longer barred tufts above the bill, and a more blobby or marbled pattern on the underparts. It is found in Australia, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, and Solomon Islands. The marbled frogmouth (Podargus ocellatus) is a bird in the family Podargidae.The species was first described by Jean René Constant Quoy and Joseph Paul Gaimard in 1830. ‘The Marbled Frogmouth experiences similar threats to the Lyrebird and inhabits similar locations.