Spotted recently at the Gardens and photographed by Dawn Hooper our Bird expert
The tawny frogmouth (Podargus strigoides) is a species of frogmouth native to Australia that is found throughout the Australian mainland and Tasmania.
Tawny frogmouths are big-headed stocky birds often mistaken for owls due to their nocturnal habits and similar colouring. (wikipedia)
They are well camouflaged and can often be mistaken for dead tree trunks. A frequent visitor to the gardens and often seen as a family group.