Definition of little owl in English:

little owl

Syllabification: lit·tle owl

noun

  • A small owl with speckled plumage, native to Eurasia and Africa.
    • Athene noctua, family Strigidae
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    • He said native British birds that could lose out include the little owl, green woodpecker, and kestrel.
    • There are short-eared owls (active in daytime) overwintering near Bempton Cliffs at the moment - and if you go to Blacktoft Sands you may be lucky enough to see barn owls gliding about at dusk, little owls or short-eared owls.
    • There was also lots of other great wildlife to see in the area around Malham Cove including nesting little owls, green woodpeckers and redstarts.

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elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody