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Tawny Frogmouth

Podargus strigoides

NATURAL HABITAT
The Tawny Frogmouth lives in forests, woodlands, urban and rural areas.

DIET
IN THE WILD – Insects and small mammals
IN THE ZOO – Insects and rodents

FASCINATING FACTS

  • Camouflage feathers allow them to blend in with tree branches
  • Often mistaken for an owl
  • Catch prey with beak because their feet are weak
  • Male and females pair together for life or until one dies
  • Visitors in 2016
    Visitors in 2016

    234,000

  • CAMPERS IN 2016
    CAMPERS IN 2016

    2,600

  • CREATURES CARED FOR
    CREATURES CARED FOR

    400