Tawny Frogmouths have a regular breeding season, but birds in more arid areas may breed in response to heavy rains. Both sexes incubate the eggs. The male sits during the day, but both sexes share sitting at night. The nest is a loose platform of sticks, which is usually placed on a horizontal forked tree branch. Normally only one brood is raised in a season, but birds from the south may have two.
Canon 7D, 150-500mm F5-6.3 APO DG OS

Many thanks for checking out my photos, please feel free to give feedback! My wanderings in nature and observations of birds, particularly raptors, is what gives me great joy and constantly reminds me of the beauty and strength of life. My favourites are raptors, I love their freedom, grace, ruthlessness, pride, adaptability and flexibility and I learn much about parenting, protection and blind faith from them.
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  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppover 2 years ago

    Nice capture

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeover 2 years ago

  • Randy Turnbow
    Randy Turnbowover 1 year ago

    Welcome and enjoy!

  • Heather King
    Heather Kingover 1 year ago

    such beautiful and peculiar owls
    LOVE this Deborah

  • Many thanks Heather. Technically they’re not owls, they’re from the Nightjar family. They certainly have lots of character!

    – byronbackyard

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