Halloween Powerful Owl?
Lawrie Conole <>
Sun, 02 Nov 2003 13:56:23 +1100
On Friday (Halloween) night I was in the car not far from home around
dusk, going to pick up our 10yo witch from her friend's house. In
Thomson Street, Northcote (inner Melbourne, Victoria - not far from the
Yarra River corridor), I was somewhat surprised to see an adult Powerful
Owl perched on top of a power pole in the suburban street. A second or
so later it copped a whack on the head from one of the local Australian
Magpies, and disappeared northwards, still under attack.
Interesting Halloween record - and first so close to home of Powerful
Owl for me! Even closer to Tim Dolby's house - so I wonder if he has
anything to add????
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