To add to the information about Barn Owls, in Sydney I picked one up on Sunday.
I passed it to our raptor co-ordinator.
It was the fourth barn owl come in to care on Sunday and was following 20+
other barn owls in recent weeks.
On 14/09/2011, at 11:41 AM, "Philip Veerman" <> wrote:
> To Graham's question,
> No doubt related to a combination of all of those things acting together
> (or in sequence). There have been many reports of Barn Owls in Canberra
> in the last few weeks also.
> Philip Veerman
> 24 Castley Circuit
> Kambah ACT 2902
> 02 - 62314041
> -----Original Message-----
> On Behalf Of Graham
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> Subject: [Birding-Aus] Barn Owl - Irruption?
> Is this because of all the rains inland, prey explosion, subsequent
> multiple nesting by Barn Owls and now the irruption of young birds?
> Graham Buchan
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