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Left Humerus (Left Upper Arm Bone) of the Southern Boobook Ninox novaeseelandiae (YPM 110796)

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Phylogenic Position
Aves - Neognathae - Strigiformes - Strigidae - Ninox - Ninox novaeseelandiae
Species Description
The Southern Boobook Ninox novaeseelandiae is native to New Zealand, Australia and some of the surrounding islands. This nocturnal bird mostly hunts by pouncing on its prey from a perch but is also able to agilely pursue prey such as insects on the wing. It lives either singly, in pairs or sometimes in small family groups in habitats with trees. It is the smallest (25-29cm in length) and most common of the Australian owl species. Boobook is its aboriginal name and refers to the call the owl makes. It is also known as the Morepork or Ruru.
Specimen Information
Species Ninox novaeseelandiae (Southern Boobook)
Element Left Humerus (Left Upper Arm Bone)
Specimen Number YPM 110796
Sex Female
Location New Zealand
Geological Age Recent
Technical Information
Scanner Konica Minolta Range7
Resolution 40 ┬Ám
Number of Data Points 440233
Number of Data Polygons 220146
Date Scanned September 20, 2010
Scan Technician Jennifer Leavitt
Edited By Abby Grace Drake

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Other Ninox novaeseelandiae (Southern Boobook) Elements
Specimen Element
YPM 110796 Right Humerus (Right Upper Arm Bone)
YPM 110796 Left Tarsometatarsus (Left Fused Element Consisting of Ankle and Middle Foot Bones)
YPM 110796 Mandible (Jawbone )
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