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Southern Boobook

Southern Boobook

Nyawoo-nyawoo are heard throughout the Perth region with their distinctive "book-book" call.

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Noongar Names: Nyawoo-nyawoo

Scientific Name: Ninox boobook

Conservation Status: Least concern

Threats: Habitat loss and rodenticides

Will they visit?: Southern Boobooks have adapted well to urban areas and farmlands

Natural Distribution: Common and widespread throughout the South West and Perth region

Habitat at a Glance

See Habitat Guide for more detail

Shelter: Tree hollows and constructed nestboxes

Diet: Mammals, birds, reptiles, insects

Water: Bird baths

ReWild Benefit: Pest control

ReWild Benefits

Birds of prey help to control pest species within the ecosystem. Visit BirdLife Australia to learn more about our native birds of prey. If you have seen one in your neighbourhood or around the home you can record your sighting on Birdata and help scientists monitor their population.

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