Tawny Frogmouth Podargus strigoides

Habitat

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

Diet in the wild

Insects and small mammals

Diet at 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