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Males and females look alike and are up to 50 cm long. It can weigh up to 680 grams. They have yellow eyes and a wide beak topped with a tuft of bristly feathers.They make loud clacking sounds with their beaks when aggressive and can emit a reverberating booming call.
relatively common throughout the Australian Mainland, found in a variety of habitats and even urban environments. this one was seen in a rural property in Southern NSW
Frogmouths are Nightjars, not owls.