Podargus strigoides


The Tawny Frogmouth is found throughout Australia, including Tasmania.


Lives in almost any habitat type except the denser rainforests and treeless deserts.


Feeds at night on insects, worms, slugs and snails as well as small mammals, reptiles, frogs and birds.

Social Interaction

They live singly or in pairs, and occasionally in family groups.

Conservation Status

Conservation dependent