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Southern Boobook at Bega, NSW

Ninox boobook at Bega, NSW - 3 Mar 2020
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Identification history

Ninox novaeseelandiae 3 Mar 2020 MatthewHiggins

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Alarm calls by Butcherbirds alerted us to the presence of a Southern Boobook in a neighbour’s tree. The photo shows the owl behind one of the calling Butcherbirds.

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libbyh wrote:
   4 Mar 2020
great sighting. thats how i saw my first Boobook - the other birds alerted me. They can't get much sleep!

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Eudynamys orientalis (Eastern Koel) at Bega, NSW - 2 Nov 2020 by MatthewHiggins Myzomela sanguinolenta (Scarlet Honeyeater) at Bega, NSW - 21 Oct 2020 by Steph H Threskiornis spinicollis (Straw-necked Ibis) at Bega, NSW - 20 Oct 2020 by MatthewHiggins Falco cenchroides (Nankeen Kestrel) at Bega, NSW - 4 Oct 2020 by MatthewHiggins Columba leucomela (White-headed Pigeon) at Bega, NSW - 18 Sep 2020 by Steph H Accipiter cirrocephalus (Collared Sparrowhawk) at Bega, NSW - 24 Aug 2020 by StephH Strepera graculina (Pied Currawong) at Bega, NSW - 8 Aug 2020 by MatthewHiggins Zosterops lateralis (Silvereye) at Bega, NSW - 21 Jul 2020 by MatthewHiggins Opisthoncus nigrofemoratus (Black-thighed jumper) at Bega, NSW - 16 Jul 2020 by Steph H Calyptorhynchus funereus (Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo) at Bega, NSW - 15 Jul 2020 by Steph H Cracticus torquatus (Grey Butcherbird) at Bega, NSW - 13 Jul 2020 by MatthewHiggins Tiliqua scincoides scincoides (Eastern Blue-tongue) at Bega, NSW - 20 May 2020 by MatthewHiggins Orthodera ministralis (Green Mantid) at Bega, NSW - 11 May 2020 by MatthewHiggins Litoria peronii (Peron's Tree Frog, Emerald Spotted Tree Frog) at Bega, NSW - 5 May 2020 by MatthewHiggins Tiliqua scincoides scincoides (Eastern Blue-tongue) at Bega, NSW - 5 May 2020 by MatthewHiggins Pseudomantis albofimbriata (False garden mantis) at Bega, NSW - 3 May 2020 by MatthewHiggins Columba leucomela (White-headed Pigeon) at Bega, NSW - 9 Apr 2020 by MatthewHiggins Pseudechis porphyriacus (Red-bellied Black Snake) at Bega, NSW - 7 Mar 2020 by MatthewHiggins Tiliqua scincoides scincoides (Eastern Blue-tongue) at Bega, NSW - 3 Dec 2019 by MatthewHiggins Philemon corniculatus (Noisy Friarbird) at Bega, NSW - 26 Sep 2019 by MatthewHiggins Trichonephila edulis (Golden orb weaver) at Bega, NSW - 1 Apr 2019 by MatthewHiggins Tiliqua scincoides scincoides (Eastern Blue-tongue) at Bega, NSW - 31 Dec 2018 by MatthewHiggins Falco cenchroides (Nankeen Kestrel) at Bega, NSW - 3 Dec 2018 by MatthewHiggins Psilogramma casuarinae (Privet Hawk Moth) at Bega, NSW - 1 Dec 2018 by MatthewHiggins Ptilonorhynchus violaceus (Satin Bowerbird) at Bega, NSW - 30 Nov 2018 by MatthewHiggins
Eudynamys orientalis (Eastern Koel) at Bega, NSW - 2 Nov 2020 by MatthewHiggins
Myzomela sanguinolenta (Scarlet Honeyeater) at Bega, NSW - 21 Oct 2020 by Steph H
Threskiornis spinicollis (Straw-necked Ibis) at Bega, NSW - 20 Oct 2020 by MatthewHiggins
Falco cenchroides (Nankeen Kestrel) at Bega, NSW - 4 Oct 2020 by MatthewHiggins
Columba leucomela (White-headed Pigeon) at Bega, NSW - 18 Sep 2020 by Steph H
Accipiter cirrocephalus (Collared Sparrowhawk) at Bega, NSW - 24 Aug 2020 by StephH
Strepera graculina (Pied Currawong) at Bega, NSW - 8 Aug 2020 by MatthewHiggins
Zosterops lateralis (Silvereye) at Bega, NSW - 21 Jul 2020 by MatthewHiggins
Opisthoncus nigrofemoratus (Black-thighed jumper) at Bega, NSW - 16 Jul 2020 by Steph H
Calyptorhynchus funereus (Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo) at Bega, NSW - 15 Jul 2020 by Steph H
Cracticus torquatus (Grey Butcherbird) at Bega, NSW - 13 Jul 2020 by MatthewHiggins
Tiliqua scincoides scincoides (Eastern Blue-tongue) at Bega, NSW - 20 May 2020 by MatthewHiggins
Orthodera ministralis (Green Mantid) at Bega, NSW - 11 May 2020 by MatthewHiggins
Litoria peronii (Peron's Tree Frog, Emerald Spotted Tree Frog) at Bega, NSW - 5 May 2020 by MatthewHiggins
Tiliqua scincoides scincoides (Eastern Blue-tongue) at Bega, NSW - 5 May 2020 by MatthewHiggins
Pseudomantis albofimbriata (False garden mantis) at Bega, NSW - 3 May 2020 by MatthewHiggins
Columba leucomela (White-headed Pigeon) at Bega, NSW - 9 Apr 2020 by MatthewHiggins
Pseudechis porphyriacus (Red-bellied Black Snake) at Bega, NSW - 7 Mar 2020 by MatthewHiggins
Tiliqua scincoides scincoides (Eastern Blue-tongue) at Bega, NSW - 3 Dec 2019 by MatthewHiggins
Philemon corniculatus (Noisy Friarbird) at Bega, NSW - 26 Sep 2019 by MatthewHiggins
Trichonephila edulis (Golden orb weaver) at Bega, NSW - 1 Apr 2019 by MatthewHiggins
Tiliqua scincoides scincoides (Eastern Blue-tongue) at Bega, NSW - 31 Dec 2018 by MatthewHiggins
Falco cenchroides (Nankeen Kestrel) at Bega, NSW - 3 Dec 2018 by MatthewHiggins
Psilogramma casuarinae (Privet Hawk Moth) at Bega, NSW - 1 Dec 2018 by MatthewHiggins
Ptilonorhynchus violaceus (Satin Bowerbird) at Bega, NSW - 30 Nov 2018 by MatthewHiggins

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 3 Mar 2020 10:36 AM Recorded on
  • MatthewHiggins Recorded by
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