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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

Under the current Government roadmap we are planning on reopening the week commencing the 12th of April for Zoo Tours and Meerkat Encounters. All other activities will resume from the 17th of May.

From the 12th - 18th of April we will have roadworks going on along the main drive. Please enter using the Honey Lane entrance if you have booked a date during that period. For directions click here.