Australasian Owls

The Southern Boobook owl is a small to medium sized brown owl with out ear tufts . It is the most common of all Australian owls but can be locally endangered by the effects of pesticide use. The onomatopoeic name alludes to the distinctive song boo-book or mo-poke a brief double hoot with a second note lower-pitched than the firtst.

Here are the Australasian owls we have at the sanctuary: