Rufous Owl, and habitat destruction

To: Mick Jerram <>
Subject: Rufous Owl, and habitat destruction
From: Chris King <>
Date: Tue, 26 Apr 2016 23:49:32 +0000
Hi Mick

A lot of us are Optus users - you could get a petition to Optus going on etc.


On Fri, Mar 25, 2016 at 2:53 AM, Mick Jerram <> wrote:

> Hi Folks
> I was asked to survey a small block in Palmerston in the Buscall Ave
> drainage channel from Sanctuary Lakes. It is a really nice bit of habitat,
> especially for a Rufous Owl I found enjoying some prey (Bar-shoudered Dove
> possibly). Sad thing is that this small amount of land has a proposal for
> development/clearing for an Optus/Vodafone tower.  Its the last option from
> 3 proposed sites, the others discounted because of what seems like access
> issues, i.e. no-track! The submission period has expired, as usual, the
> development sign put up with less than 2 weeks for people to notice and
> make submissions.  Some submissions were forwarded, but there is a hope of
> community meetings occurring soon.
> I don't know about everyone else, but I am concerned about how easily we
> are succumbing to the destruction of of our local green belts?  If you are
> a Palmerston resident or share the same concerns, Id be happy for you to
> contact me.
> Sorry to make this great sighting quite a negative report.
> Sincerely  Mick
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