Owls and Possums

I have been incredibly lucky in the past couple of days to see some unusual wildlife that would normally be nocturnal in broad daylight. First, a juvenile possum, being harassed by two currawongs and a noisy miner. I’m guessing it got too close to a bird’s nest. While the birds couldn’t hurt it, it sat on the branch, looking somewhat puzzled as to how to get away.

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Then, an owl just outside my window! I think it’s a Tawny Frogmouth. We’ve seen one once before on our balcony, but never in the middle of the day. It’s still sitting there. A most cooperative photographic subject.

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