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insectivorous bird of Australia and southeastern Asia having a wide frog-like mouth

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The results of this investigation do not support the first part of this hypothesis because 4 of the species treated conservatively (yellow-tailed black cockatoo, Australian magpie, tawny frogmouth, and laughing kookaburra) had mean body weights >300 g.
Tawny Frogmouth The tawny frogmouth is not like many other owls, because it camouflages itself.
The koalas of Mt Helen make the area particularly special and the abundance of wildlife presently co-existing with residents includes sugar gliders, feathertail gliders, mopoke owls, tawny frogmouth owls, wallabies and possums.
Worn with grey check frogmouth trousers at pounds 24.
Temperature regulation in the Little Papuan Frogmouth, Podargus ocellarus.
The tawny frogmouth (Podargus strigoides, Podargidae), a large nightbird, only needs a hole in the ground as a nest for the female to lay its eggs, which the male incubates alone.
Two Tawny frogmouth baby birds, Layla and Reggie practice learning to fly when their parents are away from their nest hunting insects.
The tawny frogmouth which was bred at Pilson Zoo, Czech Republic, can now be seen at Kirkleatham Owl Centre, Redcar.
A different kind of exception to the basic category of Dusun omen-birds is the (Javan) frogmouth (bugang), which is actually a cause of evil being attracted into its (and the human observer's) proximity; by this token one can engage in a quasi-manipulation of the event--not by staying away, but by chasing away the bird itself by loud banging or gunfire
n Light biscuit coloured trousers with nice detail, for example, Frogmouth pockets or double stitching.
The record-breaking bird was a Sri Lankan Frogmouth, a nocturnal relative of the Nightjar, seen in south India.
KWAYMULLINA, Ambelin How Frogmouth Found Her Home Fremantle Press, 2010 unpaged $24.
Three species of frogmouth are listed for DSNP, but no records have been adequately documented.
Two memorably spooky noctural calls on moonlit nights belonged to the frogmouths in the surrounding sago swamp and nightjars along the track, though identification, even as birds, was delayed until after observation and cogitation by Roger Kershaw.