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Morepork Ninox novaeseelandiae

Animals in our sanctuary

Bob
Date of birth
09-11-2010
Date taken in
28-05-2011

Bob is one of the many birds of prey that are kept by private individuals in a much too small aviary or even tied up and by circumstances given up or left behind.
Now Bob is sitting in a very spacious aviary where he can stretch his wings and even take a bath once in a while.


Ninox
Date of birth
01-01-2001
Date taken in
20-01-2019

Ninox is one of the many birds of prey that are kept by private individuals in a much too small aviary or even tied up. Due to circumstances they are ceded or abandoned. Ninox was brought into a reception center and can now enjoy a new life in De Zonnegloed.


Where does he feel most at home?

The morpork lives in the meadows and trees of New-Zealand.

What's his favourite food?

They like to eat insects, small birds and rodents.

Fun fact

Because the morepork has a dark spot around the eyes with a light edge, it looks like it’s wearing a mask. Hence its nickname ‘masked owl’.

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