Re: suburban owls!

To: Robert Davis <>
Subject: Re: suburban owls!
From: David McDonald <>
Date: Thu, 31 Jul 1997 08:52:32 +1000
A couple of years ago a Barn Owl flew into the front door of the
Lakeside Hotel, right in downtown Canberra, midmorning.


Robert Davis wrote:

> Hi All!
> Yesterday (27th July), while in our port city of Fremantle, here in
> Western
> Australia, I saw a large Barn Owl on the roof of a block of flats
> opposite
> the main Esplanade area on Marine Terrace Fremantle. It was about 4
> pm, and
> the owl sat on the roof for approximately 5 minutes, observing the
> area,
> before dissappearing behind the flats.
> I was quite amazed by this, due to the fact that it was in a busy
> suburban
> area, in broad daylight. Is this unusual, and have other people had
> similar
> sightings?
> Cheers,
> Rob.


David McDonald
PO Box 1355, Woden ACT 2606, Australia
Tel: +61 6 231 8904 (h); +61 6 249 5618 (w)
Fax: +61 6 249 0740

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