A Tawny Frogmouth nest – 10,000 Birds

A Tawny Frogmouth nest – 10,000 Birds

Final Sunday we have been driving down a gravel street, which is usually the native crimson sand generally known as pindan, when Grant stated “we’re going again for that”! The sides of the street are excessive the place they grade it from time to time to maintain it much less rough-I will not say clean! We quickly did a 3 level flip and slowly went again. It was quickly apparent that one of many timber proper on the sting of the street was not empty and we pulled up simply earlier than it. Utilizing our automobile as a hen conceal I used to be in a position to take a number of images of the tree’s resident hen. The photograph above is the primary photograph that I took and the one under is the occupied tree.

Occupied tree

I’ve proven you a number of instances over time varied households of Tawny Frogmouths. There was a nest north of Broome that we returned to a while later to see the younger in it. There may be the pair of Tawny Frogmouths that dwell on the native purchasing middle and sit watching folks come and go beneath the eaves. There may be additionally the household of Tawny Frogmouths at Cygnet Park . The household at Cygnet Park nonetheless roost within the park and I see them each day, however they like the Poinciana timber these days.

This Tawny Frogmouth nest seems to be utilizing the least variety of sticks attainable. We maintain listening to about building prices going up, but it surely should not make any distinction in case you are a Tawny Frogmouth! We fastidiously moved ahead and past the nest taking a number of images from totally different angles. The Tawny Frogmouth did what they do greatest and simply blended in with the tree.

Tawny Frogmouth on a nest

It is not removed from residence to return in coming weeks and see how huge the household of Tawny Frogmouths shall be. I hope to have the ability to replace you sooner or later.