Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Eastern Grass-Owl found at last, alas

After years of searching without luck in Tyto Wetlands and elsewhere for the Eastern Grass-Owl (Tyto longimembris) an unhappy find today: dead bird by the road to Wallaman Falls.   
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3 comments:

Anonymous said...

Very sad find Tony - I can imagine your dismay. Thanks for sharing the photo .....

Tyto Tony said...

Hi Barbara: Yes, a bit sad. Though good news was learning the birds are possibly breeding in the area of the road death (possibly in two young teak plantations: heavily overgrown with weeds).

Andy Wilson said...

I share the sentiments.

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