Mobbed Barn Owl - Tuggeranong Town Park

To: Tun Pin Ong <>, canberrabirds <>
Subject: Mobbed Barn Owl - Tuggeranong Town Park
From: Sue <>
Date: Wed, 27 Sep 2017 12:24:24 +0000
I’ve seen large numbers of ravens mobbing and shrieking at something in the casuarinas on the little peninsula at the northern end of the beach at Tuggeranong Town Park for a few weeks now. It seems the owl may not be bothered enough by the attention to move on.
Sent: Wednesday, September 27, 2017 1:46 PM
Subject: [canberrabirds] Mobbed Barn Owl - Tuggeranong Town Park
Noon time I was distracted by a mob of raven/currawong/miner at an exposed casuarina branch. It was a Barn Owl. I revisited an hour later it has moved to higher tree close to the road but was still harassed by a currawong. Poor Owl.
Location: Road side casuarina trees facing the narrow entry road into Lime Gym. Early noon it was found in another casuarina 10m further into the field.
Tun Pin
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