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Tawny frogmouth

Podargus strigoides


A work mate spotted this fella pretending to be a knarled branch amongst the mistletoe. Apparently females are more shy than males and make a greater effort to behave like tree branches.

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1 Comment

Neil Ross
Neil Ross 9 years ago

Nice spotting, Vinny (thanks to your mate). This posture is officially called "stumping". Unofficially, this is what I call "doing the stick thing!" Awesome birds.

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Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Jun 23, 2014
Submitted on Jun 23, 2014

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