Feather ID

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Subject: Feather ID
From: Philip Veerman <>
Date: Tue, 7 Mar 2023 04:56:36 +0000
I can't comment on an owl observation but that most certainly is not a
feather of any owl (nor any frogmouth). Hardly anything distinctive about
that feather in the photo but of the range of common urban birds, I would
suggest it is most likely from a Red Wattlebird.


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Cc: Peregrine Sharyn Halyday
Subject: Feather ID

Hello All

Sharyn had an owl visit her garden recently and has sent the attached photo
of a feather. Please contact Sharyn if you can provide an ID.


Margaret Robertson

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