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Powerful Owl

Powerful Owl

Ninox strenua

A very large owl, listed as a threatened species.

To quote from The Slater field Guide to Australian birds*:

'Usually seen perched in tall tree, often with half-eaten possum in claws.'

*Peter Slater, Pat Slater, Raoul Slater, Lansdowne Publishing Pty Ltd 1995

 

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