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Barking Owl

Ninox connivens)

Description:

The Barking Owl or Winking Owl (Ninox connivens) is a nocturnal bird species native to mainland Australia and parts of Papua New Guinea. They are a medium-sized brown owl and have an extremely characteristic voice that can range from a barking dog noise to a shrill woman-like scream of great intensity. Barking owls are often said to be the source to the myths and legends surrounding the Bunyip.



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12 Comments

AustinC
AustinC 4 years ago

He played the Owl lottery, and won. Awesome shot!

DarrenC
DarrenC 4 years ago

Thanks Staccyh

staccyh
staccyh 4 years ago

Such a cool photo Darren!

DarrenC
DarrenC 4 years ago

Thanks SukanyaDatta
The secret to that shot was a very large telephoto lens

SukanyaDatta
SukanyaDatta 4 years ago

Her eyes remind me of my maths teacher. More seriously, such a great shot....congrats. how did you approach close?

DarrenC
DarrenC 7 years ago

thanks GeetaPande

GeetaPande
GeetaPande 7 years ago

wow

DarrenC
DarrenC 7 years ago

thanks SheaEckert

SheaEckert
SheaEckert 7 years ago

AWEsome!!

DarrenC
DarrenC 7 years ago

thanks for the fave Peter

DarrenC
DarrenC 7 years ago

thanks ceherzog

ceherzog
ceherzog 7 years ago

wow! Owls are awesome, as is this picture!

Victoria, Australia

Lat: -37.65, Long: 145.52

Spotted on May 14, 2011
Submitted on May 16, 2011

Spotted for mission

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