Frank - our local Tawny Frogmouth Owl

Frank isn't really evil, he just a very serious and often misunderstood bird.
Meet Frank, our local Tawny Frogmouth Owl (they are actually more nightjars, not owls proper, but let's not split feathers).
It's hard to say if he objected to the paparazzi or not - he often wears that expression!

We haven't seen Frank and his partner, Rocky for quite a while now. They had a few preferred nesting places in our yard, hopefully they have just opted for a change of scenery for a while.

Taken in Brisbane, Qld Australia with a Fuji FinePix S7000 at about half a metre in RAW mode, converted using UFRaw and post-processed using The Gimp.

2006/11/17Submitted for the PhotoFriday "Evil" Challenge.


Frank - our local Tawny Frogmouth Owl