- A small American owl with a screeching call and distinctive ear tufts.
More example sentences
- Otus asio, family Strigidae
- I leave you with one of the best passages of a description of a flock of blue jays mobbing a screech owl.
- Suddenly I heard the distant cry of a screech owl.
- I'm comfortable here, and content to listen to the screech owl outside and the gentle creaking of the house as it settles for the night.
More definitions of screech owlDefinition of screech owl in:
- The British & World English dictionary