Ninox (Ninox) novaeseelandiae (Gmelin, 1788)

Southern Boobook

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The Boobook Owl is the smallest and most common owl in Australia. It is dark brown above and rufous-brown below with white streaks and spots. The face has brown disc and the eyes are large and yellow. Young Boobooks are whitish with dark brown faces. source: OZ Animals

External resources:

Record a Sighting

Location

Compiled distribution map

Occurence records map

Resources

Literature

Biodiversity Heritage Library

Content and maps have been accessed from Atlas of Living Australia (http://www.ala.org.au) and Birdlife Australia (http://birdlife.org.au/).