Marbled Frogmouth

To: "Michel Holland" <>, <>
Subject: Marbled Frogmouth
From: "Greg & Val Clancy" <>
Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2008 15:36:27 +1100
Hi Michael,

The southern limit of the Marbled Frogmouth is the Richmond and Upper
Clarence Valleys in northern NSW.  The southernmost confirmed records are of
two birds shot on Susan Island, Grafton in the 1850s-60s, which are now
housed in the Australian Museum.

I would suggest that your bird is most likely a female Tawny Frogmouth and
possibly a rufous or brown morph as these can look like Marbled Frogmouths.
If you can photograph the bird I would be happy to comment further on its
identity after viewing the photos.


Greg Clancy

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