A Tawny Frog Mouth bird demonstrating the elongated posture it uses to imitate a tree branch if disturbed during the day. Photo T.J. Collins.

Be the branch. You are the branch. Tawny Frog Mouth bird demonstrating the elongated posture it uses to imitate a tree branch if disturbed during the day. Photo T.

Have you ever seen a Potoo?  It Always Looks Like It Just Saw Something Absolutely Horrifying.  http://www.buzzfeed.com/lyapalater/the-potoo-bird-always-looks-like-it-just-saw-something-absol

Have you ever seen a Potoo?

Common potoo, also called Grey potoo or Lesser potoo (Nyctibius griseus)

Potoos or Patoo birds, are sometimes called Poor-me-ones, after their haunting calls & are related to the nightjars & frogmouths. These are nocturnal insectivores which lack the bristles around the mouth found in the true nightjars. They hunt from a perch like a shrike or flycatcher. During the day they perch upright on tree stumps, camouflaged to look like part of the stump. The single spotted egg is laid directly on the top of a stump.

Frog Mouth Potoo Bird - nocturnal, with a mournful cry that sounds like "Poor me! Poor, poor, poor me!

The Sunda frogmouth, Batrachostomus cornutus, from Indonesia. Frogmouths are nocturnal birds related to nightjars, and are found from the Indian Subcontinent across Southeast Asia to Australia. ~via ѕανє συя gяєєη, FB

Sunda frogmouths found in Brunei, Indonesia and Malaysia, preferring subtropical or tropical moist lowland, mangrove, and moist montane forests. - Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week – Voices

The Rufous Potoo (Nyctibius bracteatus) is a species of bird in the Nyctibiidae family. It is found in Ecuador, (the northeast, about 25% of the country), and Peru in the largest population, and the other large disjunct population 1600 km southwest at the Peru and Bolivia border, (about 1/30th of Peru). Other far smaller locales, occur in Brazil, Colombia, French Guiana, and Guyana.

Rufous Potoo - Potoos are just one of the cutest creatures on the planet!

Potoos or Patoo birds, are sometimes called Poor-me-ones, after their haunting calls & are related to the nightjars & frogmouths. These are nocturnal insectivores which lack the bristles around the mouth found in the true nightjars. They hunt from a perch like a shrike or flycatcher. During the day they perch upright on tree stumps, camouflaged to look like part of the stump. The single spotted egg is laid directly on the top of a stump.

Potoos or Patoo birds, are sometimes called Poor-me-ones, after their haunting…

A very bizarre bird was photographed in Venezuela recently. Meet the Potoo, which is rarely seen in daylight. - Imgur

A very bizarre bird was photographed in Venezuela recently. Meet the Potoo, which is rarely seen in daylight.

An unusual bird photographed in Venezuela. It's called a Potoo and they're rarely seen during the day.

Introducing one of the many faces of Frogmouth bird, not to be confused with owls. It is nocturnal and native to Southeast Asia & Australia.

Introducing The Frogmouth

Introducing one of the many faces of Frogmouth bird, not to be confused with owls. It is nocturnal and native to Southeast Asia & Australia.

The Potoo Bird Always Looks Like It Saw Something Horrifying  Do you have any of these?!?! @Mada

The Potoo Bird Always Looks Like It Saw Something Horrifying

Commen Potoo similar to Whip-poor-Will and Chuck- Will's -Widow from the sound of their calls, the Potoo's call sounds like , Pooooor me, poor poor me!

*SHRIEKS* *FALLS OVER* | The Potoo Bird Always Looks Like It Just Saw Something Absolutely Horrifying

*SHRIEKS* *FALLS OVER*

Potoo birds always look shocked or like they just saw something horrifying. Potoo birds always look shocked or like they just saw something horrifying.

photos of potoo bird -  "Mama & Chick Potoo...Camouflaged"

The amazing camouflage of the Potoo bird is so perfect that it almost disappears resembling a broken branch or stump

Potoo, any of 7 species of solitary, nocturnal  insectivore birds of tropical Central and South America. Potoos range from 21–58 cm in length. They have large heads for their body size and long wings and tails. The large head is dominated by a large, massive, broad, short bill and enormous eyes. The brown plumage resemble tree bark. During the day, the birds sleep, vertically perched and virtually indistinguishable from the dead branches they roost on.

photos of potoo bird - The WTF bird.not mine) ~ (Just Look At Those Teeth! Good Grief) (my comment.not thiers)

The Potoo Bird Always Looks Like It Just Saw Something Absolutely Horrifying - Possibly one of the best birds ever!!!!!

The Potoo Bird Always Looks Like It Just Saw Something Absolutely Horrifying

Lesser Potoo by julian londono, via Flickr

COMMON POTOO Nyctibius griseus ©Aralcal / Julian Londono-Jaramillo The Common Potoo, Grey Potoo or Lesser Potoo, is a nocturnal bird which breeds in tropical Central and South America — from Costa Rica to northern Argentina and northern Uruguay.

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