Tawny Frogmouth
Head, right
Tawny Frogmouth
Tawny Frogmouth (Podargus strigoides)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Chordates (Chordata) - Birds (Aves)
Order: Nightbirds (Caprimulgiformes)
Family: Frogmouth (Podargidae)
Species: Tawny Frogmouth (Podargus strigoides)
This Photo:     Head, left, rotated

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee), and elsewhere
Strange bird. Looks like an upright branch stump in a tree. Motley brown.

Copyright © 2014- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 31-Mar-2014
This species is classed as LC (Least Concern) in the Murray Mallee, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)