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  • Powerful Owl

  • Ninox strenua
  • The Powerful Owl is a large owl with a relatively small head and a rounded tail. It is dark grey to dark grey-brown above, with white barring, and off-white below, with distinctive dark chevrons. The eyes are yellow, set in a dark grey/brown facial mask. The legs are feathered and the yellow to orange feet are massive, with sharp talons. The sexes are alike but the female is smaller, with a narrower head.

  • Photos link
  • http://www.graemechapman.com.au/library/viewphotos.php?c=355
  • Song link
  • http://www.graemechapman.com.au/library/sounds.php?r=&c=355&p=199&s=1355613833
  • « Back to Catalog
  • Powerful Owl

  • The Powerful Owl is a large owl with a relatively small head and a rounded tail. It is dark grey to dark grey-brown above, with white barring, and off-white below, with distinctive dark chevrons. The eyes are yellow, set in a dark grey/brown facial mask. The legs are feathered and the yellow to orange feet are massive, with sharp talons. The sexes are alike but the female is smaller, with a narrower head.

  • Formerly or also known as
  • Scientific name
  • Ninox strenua
  • Former scientific name
    RAOU number
  • 248
  • Size
  • 55cm
  • Period in district
  • Song group
  • Song link
  • http://www.graemechapman.com.au/library/sounds.php?r=&c=355&p=199&s=1355613833
  • Photos link
  • http://www.graemechapman.com.au/library/viewphotos.php?c=355
  • Description link
  • http://birdlife.org.au/bird-profile/powerful-owl