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  • Tawny Frogmouth

  • Podargus strigoides
  • The general plumage of the Tawny Frogmouth is silver-grey, slightly paler below, streaked and mottled with black and rufous. The eye is yellow in both forms, and the wide, heavy bill is olive-grey to blackish. Tawny Frogmouths are nocturnal birds. During the day, they perch on tree branches, often low down, with a rigid branch-like posture.

  • Photos link
  • http://www.graemechapman.com.au/library/viewphotos.php?c=192
  • Song link
  • http://www.graemechapman.com.au/library/sounds.php?c=192&p=156
  • « Back to Catalog
  • Tawny Frogmouth

  • The general plumage of the Tawny Frogmouth is silver-grey, slightly paler below, streaked and mottled with black and rufous. The eye is yellow in both forms, and the wide, heavy bill is olive-grey to blackish. Tawny Frogmouths are nocturnal birds. During the day, they perch on tree branches, often low down, with a rigid branch-like posture.

  • Formerly or also known as
  • Scientific name
  • Podargus strigoides
  • Former scientific name
    RAOU number
  • 313
  • Size
  • 35-50cm
  • Period in district
  • Song group
  • The hooters
  • Song link
  • http://www.graemechapman.com.au/library/sounds.php?c=192&p=156
  • Photos link
  • http://www.graemechapman.com.au/library/viewphotos.php?c=192
  • Description link
  • http://birdlife.org.au/bird-profile/tawny-frogmouth