According to the Australian Museum:
The Southern Boobook is the smallest and most common owl in Australia. Like other owl species, the Southern Boobook is nocturnal. They are often observed perched on an open branch or tree-top, emitting a distinctive ‘boo-book’ or ‘mo-poke’.
The New York publication SculptureREview published a lovely story about this artwork.
Ken is a sculptor, lawyer and judge in Texas, United States of America. Ken discovered his artistic sculpture talent late in life. In 2008, he took his first art welding and metal sculpting courses from Austin Community College where he pursued a Certificate in Art Welding. He creates his sculptures from a variety of found objects. Ken serves on the Texas Society of Sculptors and exhibits regularly in Texas galleries. Most of Ken’s work is through private commissions. You can view more of Ken’s work on his
This whimsical sculpture was made possible by Ken Law and his wife Carol Law donating the piece to the Kangaroo Island Sculpture Trail. They dedicate the installation to their grand-daughter, Kiva Belle, who was born on KI.