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Podargus strigoides

Group Name
Distribution & Habitat
Although the main part of their diet is made up of a variety of invertebrates such as spiders, worms and insects they are opportunistic hunters and would take small rodents and chicks if available
An Invisibility
Australia & Tasmania
Forest, Shrubland & Grasslands
Fun Fact
Tawny frogmouths are nocturnal, during the day they will often sleep on low tree branches and if disturbed stiffen their body to mimic a part of the tree – a behaviour called stumping

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