Birds at the RBG #3: Powerful Owl

Monday, 20 October 2014
Powerful Owl (Ninox strenua)

Powerful Owl (Ninox strenua)

Free walking tours are conducted by volunteers twice a day at the Royal Botanic Garden in Sydney. They start at the Information booth just outside the shop, more or less in the middle of the Garden, and last between one and a half and two hours. Notable bird sightings are posted on the whiteboard at the booth. On the day of my visit, the presence of a Powerful Owl (Ninox strenua) at the RBG was indicated, and in the course of the tour we visited the tree in which the bird roosted.

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Featherdale Wildlife Park, Oct 2009 (Part Three)

Saturday, 3 July 2010

Brahminy Kite (Haliastur indus)

The original post got too long, so Featherdale Wildlife Park’s birds of prey, tawny frogmouths and kookaburras get their own page. The water birds (and others) are in Part Two.

That’s a rather interesting expression on the face of the Brahminy Kite (Haliastur indus) above.

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