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Australian Frogmouths, Nightjars



Frogmouths

Marbled Frogmouth
(Podargus ocellatus)
Marbled Frogmouth
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Papuan Frogmouth
(Podargus papuensis)
Papuan Frogmouth
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Tawny Frogmouth
(Podargus strigoides)
Tawny Frogmouth
The Tawny Frogmouth is silver-grey, streaked and mottled with black and rusty-red. It is sometimes mistaken for an owl, but frogmouths are more closely related to nightjars. Click to continue>

Nightjars

Large-tailed Nightjar
(Caprimulgus macrurus)
Large-tailed Nightjar
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Savanna Nightjar
(Caprimulgus affinis)
Savanna Nightjar
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White-throated Nightjar
(Eurostopodus mystacalis)
White-throated Nightjar
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Owlet-nightjar

Australian Owlet-nightjar
(Aegotheles cristatus)
Australian Owlet-nightjar
the Australian Owlet-nightjar is a small nocturnal bird with an owl-like appearance. There are two colour variations - a reddish tan form and a grey form. The underside of both forms is white. The bird has large dark eyes with dark stripe through... Click to continue>


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