Podargus strigoides

Podargus strigoides

Image of Tawny Frogmouth

(Tawny Frogmouth)

FAMILY

Podargidae

Species

Podargus strigoides

Common name

Tawny Frogmouth

Main colour

Brown or grey

Distinctive feature

Pale grey eyebrows, tufts near bill, body 34-46 cm

Campus

Townsville

Description

Variants exist but the common northern form has grey to brown plumage with streaks of black on the back and wings, tail is relatively long. Legs and feet grey, eyes with yellow iris, bill brownish.

Additional Photos:

Tawny frogmouth family

two camouflaged frogmouths