To: John Bundock <>, 'canberra birds' <>
Subject: ANBG Powl
From: Jack & Andrea Holland <>
Date: Sat, 19 Aug 2017 08:01:25 +0000
John, you were probably the most familiar with the Turner Powl.  Do you
think it might be the same bird?  If I recall correctly it was a male too.


Jack Holland

-----Original Message-----
From: John Bundock
Sent: Saturday, August 19, 2017 5:28 PM
To: 'Ryu Callaway' ; 'canberra birds'
Subject: ANBG Powl

People were being told about it at the Visitor Centre yesterday. If it's
like the one at Turner it will carry-on despite all the attention.

John Bundock

-----Original Message-----
From: Ryu Callaway 
Sent: Saturday, 19 August 2017 4:09 PM
To: canberra birds
Subject: ANBG Powl

In the same tree but much higher up today, probably double the height from
yesterday, receiving excessive attention from what seemed like every visitor
to the gardens (including all the non-birders). I presume it's presence is
being advertised at the visitor centre. If I was the owl I wouldn't stick
around much longer.


--- Duncan McCaskill <> wrote:
> The Powerful Owl in the ANBG is where Martin described, and the whitewash
> on the ground is indeed very obvious. Just after I found it this
> afternoon, a group of a dozen or more people arrived to see it, and the
> owl took a keen interest in all the activity below it. The dense, dark
> vegetation makes photography difficult. The clearest view was from
> directly below the bird.
> Duncan.


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