powerful owl in Palmerston

Subject: powerful owl in Palmerston
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Date: Sun, 14 Dec 2014 20:03:43 +1100
A Powerful Owl has been reported from Feathertop St. Palmerston by Brenda Allan. This evening she said one was in their backyard a couple of years ago. No precise date given. It was there for half a day. It draped the carcase of a bird or mammal on the metal bar of the clothesline and came back after half an hour and devoured it. There are 2 large Chinese elms in their yard where it could have hidden.  She saw the powerful talons and fine black markings on the feathers. She researched  and decided it was a Powerful Owl. There was a small pool in their backyard that attracted many birds.
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