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Planckendael Park, Mechelen


Make Canon EOS 7D
Lens Canon EF 100-400 mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM   at 160 mm
Exposure 1/250 s, f/7.1, ISO 400 
Image size 456 x 667 pixels

IOC Names

Order  Caprimulgiformes   Family  Podargidae

Deutsch  Eulenschwalm Dutch  Uilnachtzwaluw
Italian  Bocca di rana grigio Spanish  Podargo Australiano


The best known Australian nocturnal bird. It watches from a low perch and captures large insects, spiders, frogs, small mammals and ground birds.

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Tawny Frogmouth
Podargus strigoides
Podarge gris

Jean-Michel PAULUS