Powerful Owl

Powerful Owl

The Powerful Owl, Ninox Strenua, is Australia's largest owl. It lives mainly in tall, humid forests but can also be found in semi-arid areas. Its range stretches across South-East Australia, from southern Queensland all the way to South Australia and includes urban areas in Melbourne and Sydney. Although not listed as threatened nationally under the EPBC Act, the owl's listed as vulnerable on the 2013 advisory list of threatened vertebrate fauna in Victoria and in NSW under the Threatened Species Conservation Act.

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  • woody
    These owlets got rhythm!! #powerfulowlets
    Powerful owl chick trill and head bobbin'
    •   Threatened Species
    •   Monday, 10 July 2017
    Powerful owl chick at 16 weeks of age. He/she is following the mother as she hunts, but is still begging quite loudly.
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    The Powerful Owl, Ninox Strenua , is Australia's largest owl. It lives mainly in tall, humid forests but can also be found in semi-arid areas. Its range stretches across South-East Australia, from southern Queensland all the way to South Australia an...
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    tamarades
    #powerfulowl
    There's a study tracking them in NSW & also melbourne/greater melb area... Email sightings to - powerfulowl-melb@birdlife.org.au
    • davidhack
      thanks Tamara, we don't get many owls out where I live. closest thing we've had were Tawnies that used to roost in a big tree next door.. following rethanks Tamara, we don't get many owls out where I live. closest thing we've had were Tawnies that used to roost in a big tree next door.. following renovations, the trees are gone and the Tawnies have disappeared time for a city-wide big tree registry!  More ...
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