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boobook

(ˈbuːbʊk)
n
(Animals) a small spotted brown Australian owl, Ninox boobook
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Species included in this study were laughing kookaburra (Dacelo novaeguineae; n = 11), rainbow lorikeet (Trichoglossus haematodus; n = 6), musk lorikeet (Glossopsitta concinna; n = 1), crimson rosella (Platycercus elegans; n = 9), eastern rosella (Platycercus eximius; n = 1), galah (Eolopirns roseicapilla; n = 3), yellow-tailed black cockatoo (Calyptorhynchus funereus; n = 1), Australian magpie (Cracticus tibicen\ n = 4), tawny frogmouth (Podargus strigoides, n = 7), southern boobook owl (Ninox novaeseelandiae; n = 1), Australian hobby (Falco longipennis; n = 1), peregrine falcon (Falco peregrinus; n = 1) and brown goshawk (Accipiter fasciatus; n = 1).
Species Released Not Released Not released released Australian hobby 1 -- -- -- Australian magpie 2 -- 1 1 Brown goshawk -- -- 1 -- Crimson rosella 3 2 -- 4 Eastern rosella 1 -- -- -- Galah -- -- 1 2 Laughing kookaburra 2 -- 5 4 Musk lorikeet i -- -- -- Peregrine falcon -- -- 1 -- Rainbow lorikeet 2 -- -- 4 Southern boobook owl -- -- -- 1 Tawny frogmouth 3 -- 1 3 Yellow-tailed black 1 -- cockatoo Total (%) 16 (89%) 2 (11%) 10 (34%) 19 (66%)
However, we are serious about wildlife conservation and particularly minimising risk for protected species such as the wedge-tailed eagle, white-bellied sea eagle, peregrine falcon, southern boobook owl, swamp harrier, grey goshawk and masked owl, Dr Davis said.
The last page of the book talks about the Southern Boobook Owl and the threats it faces.
Alongside the new rabbits, they share their home with three German shepherds, eight cats, 18 rabbits, a cockatoo, seven guinea pigs, a green-winged macaw, two corn snakes, a boa constrictor, nine rats, a royal python, an albino Burmese python, two hamsters, three budgies, a chinchilla, three gerbils, two doves, a Jacobean pigeon, an Australian boobook owl, two barn owls, two little owls, a pair of European eagle owls, one snowy owl, one hare and one skunk.
Among the many species named for their vocalizations are the boobook owl, chachalaca, chickadee, chiffchaff, chowchilla, curlew, dickcissel, hoopoe, kiskadee, pauraque, pipit, towhee, veery, whip-poor-will, willet, and wompoo pigeon.
From torchlight glimpses, ornithologists speculated it was a Sumba boobook owl or the flores scops owl.
In total, they share their home with three German shepherds, eight cats, 18 rabbits, a cockatoo, seven guinea pigs, a green wing macaw, two corn snakes, a boa constrictor, nine rats, a royal python, an albino Burmese python, two hamsters, three budgies, a chinchilla, three gerbils, two doves, a Jacobean pigeon, an Australian boobook owl, two barn owls, two little owls, a pair of European eagle owls, one snowy owl, one hare and one skunk.
Don't forget to visit The Cotswold Falconry Centre where the appearance of some new chicks of boobook owls and peregrine falcons add special interest at this time.