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The powerful owl is Australia’s biggest owl, with a wingspan of up to 1.5m. A powerful owl may be able to kill a possum in a single bite, but the species can’t compete with loss of its habitat. It is now threatened with extinction in NSW, Vic, Qld and SA. Despite this, powerful owl’s can survive in suburban backyards and even breed there.
You can help by supporting The Powerful Owl Project, a BirdLife Australia program that’s been working to save these big owls since 2011 by training citizen scientists to undertake hands-on conservation and habitat protection.