The frogmouth birds are a group of nocturnal birds related to the nightjars. They are named for their large flattened hooked bills and huge frog-like gape, which they use to capture insects. Their flight is weak. They rest horizontally on branches during the day, camouflaged by their cryptic plumage. Up to three white eggs are laid in the fork of a branch, and are incubated by the female at night and the male in the day. Tawny Frogmouth
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.