Papuan Frogmouth (Podargus papuensis)

The Papuan Frogmouths (Podargus papuensis) are found in Australia, Indonesia, and Papua New Guinea.

This species inhabits subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.

Diet / Feeding:

Frogmouths have enormous wide frog-like mouths (hence their name), which they use to capture nocturnal insects.

They also eat worms, slugs, and snails; as well as small mammals, reptiles, frogs, and small birds.

They have large, horny, triangular, sharply hooked bills

Papuan Frogmouth (Podargus papuensis)
Papuan Frogmouth (Podargus papuensis)
Papuan Frogmouth (Podargus papuensis)
Papuan Frogmouths (Podargus papuensis)
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