Part of a family group found sleeping along the river.
Frogmouths are massive nightjars (this species can weigh well over a pound). The female Tawny Frogmouth is browner and less distinctly patterned below than the greyer male. They are nocturnal, predominately insectivorous birds, but on occasion will eat frogs and other small vertebrates.
Tawny Frogmouth at Caversham Wildlife park
Tawny Frogmouth at Caversham Wildlife Park
Seen hunting from fence in farmland
A tawny frogmouth posing as a branch whilst sleeping in the evening in a mountain rainforest.
A tawny frogmouth roosting in the evening.
Pair roosting on ground
In pohutatkawa in front yard
Podargus is a small genus of in the Podargidae (frogmouth) family. All members of this genus are found in Australia with some species being found in Papua New Guinea, Indonesia and the Solomon Islands as well. It contains the following three species to date: