a bird?

Subject: a bird?
From: Chris Corben <>
Date: Wed, 25 Jun 2014 05:40:25 -0500
Hi Frank

Just a niggle - although Greater Gliders look big, they are all fluff! I would think if you are talking about adult possums, taking a Brushtail would be a much more difficult and dangerous task for a Powerful Owl than taking a Greater Glider or Ringtail.

Cheers, Chris.

On 06/24/2014 11:45 PM, Frank O'Connor wrote:

From your email address, I think you are at Charles Sturt University, but they have a lot of campuses (Sydney, Wagga, Bathurst, ....).

Powerful Owls can take Greater Gliders, so they would definitely be able to take a possum. I have seen them roosting near Melbourne with half a glider (presumably ready to take to the female at dusk). Of course, it may not be a bird ....

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