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Tawny Frogmouth on nest

Podargus strigoides


Apparently Tawny's are well known for there lax nest building, this one looks like a few twigs balancing on a branch!


Grassy Dry Forest

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1 Comment

Neil Ross
Neil Ross 6 years ago

Well spotted, Vinny. The chicks look so funny when they're really small. I had a nest in my yard many years ago, and a Butcherbird would constantly tug at the Frogmouth's tail feathers to get it off the nest. No way! Those parents weren't going to budge an inch!

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Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Sep 6, 2014
Submitted on Sep 6, 2014

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