Tawny Frogmouths in our backyard

Last week we were visited by a pair of tawny frogmouths – taking sleepy refuge in the daylight in our poinciana tree. They seemed to appreciate the cool shaded tree safely away from prowling felines that seem to have recently taken to attacking local native birds. We have 2 dogs that quickly skittle any cat… Continue Reading →

Tawny Frogmouths and Linocuts

Over a week ago I went to a see a local wildlife carer release two Tawny Frogmouths from his care. These had been young baby Tawny Frogmouths when they had been found and have been cared for until they have reached this stage and are ready to be released. There was a strong bond with… Continue Reading →

Tawny Frogmouths – Book by Gisela Kaplan

For Christmas I received this wonderful book about Tawny Frogmouths. Tawny Frogmouth by Gisela KaplanĀ  (A Professor at UNE Armidale) It provides a wealth of information about all aspects of the Tawny Frogmouth including scientific information but it is also easy to read. It is published by CSIRO Publishing. As regular readers would be aware… Continue Reading →

Tawny Frogmouths

I have over the last 12months been studying the tawny frogmouth and working on some ideas – drawings and prints – based around these interesting birds. Tawny frogmouths are often mistaken as owls but they have weak feet and as such are not part of the ‘owl’ family but are ‘nightjars’. When confronted they use… Continue Reading →

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