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Nocturnal BirdTyto alba

Barn Owl at Lake Burley Griffin West

Tyto alba at Lake Burley Griffin West - 29 Aug 2016

Identification history

Nocturnal Bird Tyto alba 23 Sep 2016 ChrisDavey
Nocturnal Bird Tyto alba 29 Aug 2016 jksmits

Author's notes

Injured barn owl saved by parkrun runner from crows. Injured wing, was collected by ACT wildlife.

2 comments

ChrisDavey wrote:
   13 Sep 2016
Are there any further photos of this bird? I would not be confident of a positive id with just the head shot. I cannot see the legs or the colour of the back so cannot dismiss Grass Owl. Even so most likely to be Barn Owl.
Jenjen wrote:
   14 Sep 2016
Hi Chris, there are some on facebook by other people so not sure if I can load here. I will email them to you.

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Cyperus eragrostis (Umbrella Sedge) at Lake Burley Griffin West - 24 Mar 2016
Fraxinus angustifolia (Desert Ash) at Lake Burley Griffin West - 24 Mar 2016
Lonicera japonica (Japanese Honeysuckle) at Lake Burley Griffin West - 24 Mar 2016
Paspalum distichum (Water Couch) at Lake Burley Griffin West - 24 Mar 2016
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Location

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Rare or uncommon Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 29 Aug 2016 9:44 AM Recorded on
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