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Introducing The Frogmouth

Not to be confused with owls, the frogmouth is a nocturnal bird native to Southeast Asia and Australia.

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Javan Frogmouth - Batrachostomus javensis, (from left to right - female, chick and male), belonging to the species Batrachostomus javensis (Caprimulgiformes - Podargidae).

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Owlet-nightjars are small nocturnal birds related to the nightjars and frogmouths. Most are native to New Guinea, but some species extend to Australia, the Moluccas, and New Caledonia.

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from National Geographic Society (blogs)

Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week #36

The Sunda frogmouth, Batrachostomus cornutus, from Indonesia. Frogmouths are nocturnal birds related to nightjars, and are found from the Indian Subcontinent across Southeast Asia to Australia. ~via ѕανє συя gяєєη, FB

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from About.com Home

How to Attract Owls

How to Attract Owls to Your Backyard-Useful information for those of us who enjoy birds,& would like to see nocturnal birds in our Moon Garden. Adding an Owl nesting box may not be necessary if you've an old hollow tree or stump.These are where owls prefer to nest naturally. Last week an ignorant neighbor cut a still living slash pine with a perfect hollow for owls in it down.

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