Pair roosting on ground
In pohutatkawa in front yard
One seen and photographed.
In a group of 5 in total
Seen spotlighting. Same bird? in same location.
I love their camouflage. This family nests in the same place every year, but I don't have more recent photos.
Two chicks with one adult. Other parent had just flown off, in neighbours front garden.
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: