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Tawny Frogmouth is a scruffy looking thing

By Barcham - 23 July 2013 6

Tawny

Kim F spotted this handsome looking bird and sent us some shots.

This little beauty roosts during the day at the same spot near the bike path in Curtin.

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Tawny Frogmouth is a scruffy looking thing
Kim F 11:20 am 24 Jul 13

Yep, it is a grove of Birch trees

MERC600 5:49 pm 23 Jul 13

Used to see those black ( with a bit of red , I think ) gallahs having a great time eating the cones from the old pencil type pines outside the Slovenian club.

Looks like this bloke has picked a decidious tree so he can watch unusual people on bikes who are watching an unusual bird in a tree.

breda 5:08 pm 23 Jul 13

They are lovely little birds – great camouflage too.

Didn’t know they could survive our winters. I still remember the first one I ever saw – in a rainforest in northern NSW, so I always thought they preferred warmer climes.

Ben_Dover 4:51 pm 23 Jul 13

Lovely, I’ve yet to see one of those IRL.

Diggety 4:39 pm 23 Jul 13

Makes me think the Army should be issued similar camouflage colours for winter.

poetix 4:27 pm 23 Jul 13

Really lovely photos! Interesting that it seems to be a non-native tree.

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