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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

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Author's notes

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

2 comments

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.
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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Location information

Species information

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

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 29 Aug 2016 Recorded on
  • jksmits Recorded by

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