Native to southeastern Australia, the powerful owl (Ninox strenua) is threatened and facing the prospect of homelessness. These birds don’t make nests ” they use large hollows in old, tall trees. But humans have been removing such trees in the bush and in cities, despite their ecological value.
Image Cache: Australia is best known for animals that are needlessly good at murdering things. The country is also home to the tawny frogmouth, an incredibly stupid looking bird.
Traffic cameras aren’t really known for taking particularly interesting images of the local wildlife (or anything interesting for that matter), but as this jaw-dropping photo attests, sometimes the nature comes to you.