If you can help by letting the Powerful Owl Project coordinators about those you hear or see near you, they can all go on the register and in doing so you will have contributed to the conservation of these wonderful owls. Tuesday, December 15, 2015 < back to List View. Since 2011, the Powerful Owl Project has been co-managed by BirdLife Australia’s Birds in Backyards program and the Threatened Bird Network For those interested in birds, especially the large powerful night variety, this is the bird for you! The Powerful Owl is the largest owl in Australasia. Males are larger than females. read more The resulting racket ended in a quite bald Cockatoo being chased from the hollow – a lucky escape and an amazing observation. The Powerful Owl Project (ASNSW meeting - September 2015) (Printable Version - PDF file - Free Adobe Reader download)Presented by Stuart Foggo. 2 The Powerful Owl Project A number of Cockatoo interactions have been noted around the hollows, the most notable of which was a Cockatoo which flew into an occupied hollow, closely followed by an owl. Adults reach 60 cm in length, have a wingspan of up to 140 cm and weigh up to 1.45 kilograms. The Powerful Owl Project is operating in partnership with Birds Queensland, and is proudly supported by Logan City Council, the Sunshine Coast Council’s Environment Levy, The Wettenhall Environment Trust, and the Australian Bird Environment Foundation. The powerful owl (Ninox strenua) is a species of owl native to south-eastern and eastern Australia, the largest owl on the continent.It is found in coastal areas and in the Great Dividing Range rarely more than 200 km (120 mi) inland. Powerful Owl Project . Introduction by Graeme Phipps: Stuart Foggo is an intern with Birdlife Australia which was previously known as The Royal Australasian Ornithologists Union. The Powerful Owl citizen science project is changing that by enlisting the public to help researchers keep eyes and ears on them. Powerful Owl Project manager Dr Beth Mott can be found most days in the urban field, binoculars in hand, on the lookout for newly-reported powerful owl nesting and roosting locations. It is spellbinding bird that has been able to adapt to living within the urban environment despite its size and threatened status. The Powerful Owl Project, in collecting data, helps land managers look after owls in their neighbourhoods. It will also take roosting birds and sometimes small ground-dwelling mammals such as rabbits or small marsupials. The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List of Threatened Species also refers to this species as the powerful boobook. 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