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Tawny Frogmouth

Photo: Courtesy of Damon Ramsey
BSc.(Zool) Biologist Guide

TAWNY FROGMOUTH: Podargus strigoides

Identifying characteristics:

  •  Broad bird with grey bill, edged by grey plumes.


  • Found in all parts of Australia


  • Found in Woodlands


  • Is a constant 'oo-oom..."

Additional Information: Courtesy of Damon Ramsey

  • A remarkable looking bird that is brownish-grey with a large orange eye.

  • While the Papuan is more common in the tropical rainforest of the lowlands, the Tawny is found in tropical rainforest in the higher altitude rainforest, such as around the Atherton Tablelands.

  • It also extends into drier habitats over most of Australia.

Script: Courtesy of  Damon Ramsey BSc.(Zool) Biologist Guide

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