Proudly supported by :: ACT Government :: Australian Native Plants Society (ANPS) Canberra Region
Home Birds Nocturnal Birds

Nocturnal BirdNinox strenua

16 Powerful Owl at Namadgi National Park

Ninox strenua at Namadgi National Park - 1 Jun 2020

Identification history

Nocturnal Bird Ninox strenua 3 Jun 2020 Illilanga
Nocturnal Bird Ninox strenua 1 Jun 2020 kdm

Identify this sighting


Please Login or Register to identify this sighting.

Significant sighting

3 Jun 2020

There are very few records of the Powerful Owl within Namadgi or the ACT generally

Author's notes

In recently opened upper Namadgi NP

5 comments

michaelb wrote:
   1 Jun 2020
Do you have a photo ?
kdm wrote:
   1 Jun 2020
@michaelb sorry, attached now. Not sure what went wrong there
Christine wrote:
   2 Jun 2020
Great find! Did not know the park was reopened, I have been checking the site regularly, and it says Namadgi still closed..
kdm wrote:
   2 Jun 2020
@Christine, most of Namadgi is still shut, but north of mt franklin/bendora dam is now open: https://www.environment.act.gov.au/home/home-news-listing/mt-franklin-road,-bendora-and-coree-areas-are-now-open
Christine wrote:
   2 Jun 2020
Thanks kdm, somehow I missed that.

Please Login or Register to comment.

Location information

Species information

  • Sensitive
  • Very Rare / Threatened
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 2 Abundance
  • True Nesting site
  • 31 May 2020 Recorded on
  • kdm Recorded by

1210675 sightings of 6045 species in 1148 locations from 3301 members
operates under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia | privacy