Inhabits the edges of rainforest, monsoon forest, mangroves and Melaleuca. Crepuscular and nocturnal; rests in leaf litter during the day. Hawks insects in clearings. Territorial and resident in a small home range. Voice is a diagnostic loud monotonous, repeated chrop-chrop-chrop, roughly one loud note per second.
The Australian Bird Guide, Peter Menkhorst et al
|Bird, forest and grassland
|Photo taken at Strathdickie by Graham Armstrong