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Gang-gang: Canberrans search for rare right-handed cockatoos

Australia's honour-winners are in the news and we're moved to think that if our city ever had a Faunal Canberran of the Year (and why don't we?) this year's would be the famous Powerful Owl at Turner.

As much reported here, it is now the most ogled and most photographed individual wild creature of any kind in the ACT's history. It is often seen posing on branches with its latest kill and this has dovetailed nicely with this column's controversial occasional series of readers' pictures of Nature at its most shocking. Here is Brian Jones' recent picture of the owl with the remains of a bird (there's the horrifying possibility it might be a Gang-gang cockatoo).

Read more at the Canberra Times website.

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