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1 Southern Boobook at Black Range, NSW

Ninox novaeseelandiae at Black Range, NSW - 26 Jul 2020
Ninox novaeseelandiae at Black Range, NSW - 26 Jul 2020
Ninox novaeseelandiae at Black Range, NSW - 26 Jul 2020
Ninox novaeseelandiae at Black Range, NSW - 26 Jul 2020
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Ninox novaeseelandiae 27 Jul 2020 libbyh
Ninox novaeseelandiae 26 Jul 2020 AndrewMcCutcheon

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After hearing a Southern Boobook calling last night we were surprised to find one trapped inside our enclosed orchard. After taking these images at a distance I opened the door and the owl made good its escape to freedom.

8 comments

libbyh wrote:
   27 Jul 2020
Brilliant phots, congratulations - a lovely sighting
libbyh wrote:
   27 Jul 2020
I have added your image to our species guide, thanks
   27 Jul 2020
Good idea Libby. You actually hadn't but I have now. You have to go into Admin these days to use define images - pain in the whatsit! These photos are particularly good for showing the paler yellow eye compared with a Barking Owl. Now if you could arrange to have one of those get trapped it would be excellent Andrew, as we still have no photos of them!
   27 Jul 2020
I have some images of Barking Owls Jackie, but unfortunately they are of the northern race 'peninsularis' taken in the Darwin Botanic Gardens. They certainly have those brilliant pale yellow eyes. I have not seen or heard Barking Owls in the southern parts of Australia.
   27 Jul 2020
Best wait till we get a local photo I think. They do occur around here, but very sparsely. We have no ALCW records yet but the far south coast birdos have a few non-pictorial records, probably mostly based on call.
libbyh wrote:
   27 Jul 2020
Jackie, Andrew, It's a while since I added images to the species list, but I thought it would be simple. Spoke too soon! I have been asking for help, so thanks Jackie.
   25 Sep 2020
We are hearing a barking owl regularly at Mystery Bay, night time, alas no photos
   6 Oct 2020
WildernessPhotographer, if you can manage an audio recording, you can put a 'sighting' up with that instead of a photo.

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Cosmodes elegans (Green Blotched Moth) at Black Range, NSW - 1 Jul 2020 by AndrewMcCutcheon
Acanthiza nana (Yellow Thornbill) at Black Range, NSW - 29 Jun 2020 by AndrewMcCutcheon
Pachycephala olivacea (Olive Whistler) at Black Range, NSW - 29 Jun 2020 by AndrewMcCutcheon
Oriolus sagittatus (Olive-backed Oriole) at Black Range, NSW - 29 Jun 2020 by AndrewMcCutcheon
Zosterops lateralis (Silvereye) at Black Range, NSW - 27 Jun 2020 by AndrewMcCutcheon
Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Black Range, NSW - 27 Jun 2020 by AndrewMcCutcheon
Falcunculus frontatus (Crested Shriketit) at Black Range, NSW - 27 Jun 2020 by AndrewMcCutcheon
Candalides absimilis (Common Pencil-blue) at Black Range, NSW - 26 Jan 2020 by AndrewMcCutcheon
Tasmanicosa godeffroyi (Garden Wolf Spider) at Black Range, NSW - 29 Dec 2019 by AndrewMcCutcheon
Aulacocyclus edentulus (Passalid beetle) at Black Range, NSW - 29 Dec 2019 by AndrewMcCutcheon
Anoplognathus pallidicollis (Pale-collared Christmas beetle) at Black Range, NSW - 29 Dec 2019 by AndrewMcCutcheon
Macropus rufogriseus (Red-necked Wallaby) at Black Range, NSW - 29 Nov 2019 by AndrewMcCutcheon
Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Black Range, NSW - 28 Nov 2019 by AndrewMcCutcheon
Phaps chalcoptera (Common Bronzewing) at Black Range, NSW - 28 Nov 2019 by AndrewMcCutcheon
Caligavis chrysops (Yellow-faced Honeyeater) at Black Range, NSW - 16 Aug 2019 by AndrewMcCutcheon
Psophodes olivaceus (Eastern Whipbird) at Black Range, NSW - 16 Aug 2019 by AndrewMcCutcheon
Melithreptus lunatus (White-naped Honeyeater) at Black Range, NSW - 16 Aug 2019 by AndrewMcCutcheon
Ptilonorhynchus violaceus (Satin Bowerbird) at Black Range, NSW - 16 Aug 2019 by AndrewMcCutcheon
Alisterus scapularis (Australian King-parrot) at Black Range, NSW - 11 Aug 2019 by AndrewMcCutcheon
Nesoptilotis leucotis (White-eared Honeyeater) at Black Range, NSW - 18 Jun 2019 by AndrewMcCutcheon
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Delias nigrina (Black Jezebel) at Black Range, NSW - 10 Apr 2019 by AndrewMcCutcheon
Leptomyrmex erythrocephalus (Spider ant) at Black Range, NSW - 8 Apr 2019 by AndrewMcCutcheon
Microeca fascinans (Jacky Winter) at Black Range, NSW - 6 Apr 2019 by AndrewMcCutcheon
Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Black Range, NSW - 6 Apr 2019 by AndrewMcCutcheon
Abantiades atripalpis (Bardee grub/moth, Rain Moth) at Black Range, NSW - 4 Apr 2019 by AndrewMcCutcheon
Entometa fervens at Black Range, NSW - 4 Apr 2019 by AndrewMcCutcheon
Papilio (Princeps) aegeus (Large Citrus Butterfly) at Black Range, NSW - 25 Feb 2019 by AndrewMcCutcheon
Ypthima arctous (Dusky Knight) at Black Range, NSW - 22 Feb 2019 by AndrewMcCutcheon
Rhipidura rufifrons (Rufous Fantail) at Black Range, NSW - 22 Feb 2019 by AndrewMcCutcheon
Amenia imperialis (Yellow-headed blowfly) at Black Range, NSW - 22 Feb 2019 by AndrewMcCutcheon
Hypocysta metirius (Brown Ringlet) at Black Range, NSW - 22 Feb 2019 by AndrewMcCutcheon
Triclista guttata (Spotted march fly) at Black Range, NSW - 15 Jan 2019 by AndrewMcCutcheon
Dicaeum hirundinaceum (Mistletoebird) at Black Range, NSW - 13 Jan 2019 by AndrewMcCutcheon
Myrmecia tarsata (Bullant or Bulldog ant) at Black Range, NSW - 6 Jan 2019 by AndrewMcCutcheon
Appias paulina (Yellow Albatross) at Black Range, NSW - 4 Jan 2019 by AndrewMcCutcheon
Eupoecila australasiae (Fiddler Beetle) at Black Range, NSW - 4 Jan 2019 by AndrewMcCutcheon
Amphirhoe sloanei (A longhorn or longicorn beetle) at Black Range, NSW - 4 Jan 2019 by AndrewMcCutcheon
Stenoderus suturalis (Longhorn or longicorn beetle) at Black Range, NSW - 4 Jan 2019 by AndrewMcCutcheon
Gasteruption sp. (A parasitic wasp) at Black Range, NSW - 4 Jan 2019 by AndrewMcCutcheon
Zoothera lunulata (Bassian Thrush) at Black Range, NSW - 21 Sep 2018 by AndrewMcCutcheon
Atrax sp. (Funnel-web spider) at Black Range, NSW - 18 Jul 2018 by AndrewMcCutcheon
Acanthiza reguloides (Buff-rumped Thornbill) at Black Range, NSW - 29 Dec 2017 by AndrewMcCutcheon
Cizara ardeniae (Coprosma Hawk Moth) at Black Range, NSW - 24 Nov 2017 by AndrewMcCutcheon
Acanthiza nana (Yellow Thornbill) at Black Range, NSW - 19 Nov 2017 by AndrewMcCutcheon
Acanthiza lineata (Striated Thornbill) at Black Range, NSW - 19 Nov 2017 by AndrewMcCutcheon
Lopholaimus antarcticus (Topknot Pigeon) at Black Range, NSW - 19 Nov 2017 by AndrewMcCutcheon
Acanthiza pusilla (Brown Thornbill) at Black Range, NSW - 27 Jul 2017 by AndrewMcCutcheon
Heteronympha banksii (Banks' Brown) at Black Range, NSW - 27 Mar 2017 by AndrewMcCutcheon
Cizara ardeniae (Coprosma Hawk Moth) at Black Range, NSW - 2 Jan 2017 by AndrewMcCutcheon
Polistes (Polistella) humilis (Common Paper Wasp) at Black Range, NSW - 1 Jan 2017 by AndrewMcCutcheon
Argiope keyserlingi (St Andrew's Cross Spider) at Black Range, NSW - 28 Dec 2016 by AndrewMcCutcheon
Aridaeus thoracicus (Tiger longhorn beetle) at Black Range, NSW - 13 Dec 2016 by AndrewMcCutcheon
Drysdalia coronoides (White-lipped snake) at Black Range, NSW - 11 Dec 2016 by AndrewMcCutcheon
Nyssus albopunctatus (White-spotted swift spider) at Black Range, NSW - 7 Dec 2016 by AndrewMcCutcheon
Cinclosoma punctatum (Spotted Quail-thrush) at Black Range, NSW - 6 Dec 2016 by AndrewMcCutcheon
Turnix varius (Painted Button-quail) at Black Range, NSW - 28 Oct 2016 by AndrewMcCutcheon
Glossopsitta concinna (Musk Lorikeet) at Black Range, NSW - 24 Oct 2016 by AndrewMcCutcheon
Antechinus agilis (Agile Antechinus) at Black Range, NSW - 20 Apr 2016 by AndrewMcCutcheon
Nymphes myrmeleonoides (Blue eyes lacewing) at Black Range, NSW - 19 Jan 2016 by AndrewMcCutcheon
Fodina ostorius (Moth Fodina ostorius) at Black Range, NSW - 18 Jan 2016 by AndrewMcCutcheon
Candalides consimilis subsp. goodingi (Dark Pencil-Blue) at Black Range, NSW - 14 Dec 2015 by AndrewMcCutcheon
Tisiphone abeona (Swordgrass Brown) at Black Range, NSW - 7 Dec 2015 by AndrewMcCutcheon
Myzomela sanguinolenta (Scarlet Honeyeater) at Black Range, NSW - 11 Oct 2015 by AndrewMcCutcheon
Delias aganippe (Spotted Jezebel) at Black Range, NSW - 8 Oct 2015 by AndrewMcCutcheon

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