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