Papuan Frogmouth

By admin| December 15, 2009|

It’s a pitch black night here at Thala. A strange repetitive sound ‘zoop zoop zoop zoop’ softly resonates through the rainforest. It is hard to tell which direction it is coming from: But it seems to be generally high up in the canopy. The sea breeze has died away and the still humid air hangs like a blanket over the forest. ‘zoop zoop zoop’ it drones on. Nocturnal birds, as mysterious as their call, Papuan Frogmouths are nesting overhead in