What to do with a dead owl?

To: Greg & Val Clancy <>, "" <>
Subject: What to do with a dead owl?
From: Peter Shute <>
Date: Tue, 22 Jun 2010 13:19:36 +1000
OK, I'll do that then, if some dog hasn't found it. How do I store it till I 
can get it there? Is it ok to put it in a ziplock bag? And where do I take it 
in Melbourne? The Victorian Museum? Do I have to ring first? How quick should I 
get it there?

Peter Shute

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Greg & Val Clancy 
> Sent: Tuesday, 22 June 2010 12:43 PM
> To: Peter Shute; 
> Subject: Re: [Birding-Aus] What to do with a dead owl?
> Hi Peter,
> It is a good idea to send any specimens of wild fauna that
> you find to a museum and let the people there decide if it is
> of value.  Even common species can be of use as skeletons or
> for dissection, education etc.  I would suggest that
> specimens of the Southern Boobook would be very valuable in
> helping to further clarify the winter movements of the
> species from Tasmania and other areas.
> Greg Clancy
> Ecologist and Birding Guide
> Coutts Crossing

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