A nocturnal bird of prey with large forward-facing eyes surrounded by facial disks, a hooked beak, and typically a loud call
Any owl that hunts actively in daylight; especially the short-eared owl, Asio flammeus, and the northern hawk-owl, Surnia ulula.
A tiny owl that nests in cacti and trees in the arid country of the southern US and Mexico
= owl midge.
A jug in the form of an owl, of a type originally made of faience and having a removable head used as a cup.
A reddish colour morph of the screech owl, Otus asio, of eastern North America.
An owl with a heart-shaped face, dark eyes, and relatively long, slender legs. It typically nests in farm buildings or in holes in trees
Another term for tawny owl.
A very large Old World owl with ear tufts and a deep hoot
Any of various owls with ear tufts, (in later use) specifically one of the genus Asio.
Any of several grey-brown owls; especially the tawny owl, Strix aluco, or (in later use) (US) the eastern screech owl, Megascops (or Otus) asio.
A hawklike owl with a small head and long tail, and typically an obscure facial disk
A medium-sized, predominantly brown owl, Asio capensis, which occurs chiefly in southern and eastern Africa (also more fully African marsh owl, Algerian marsh owl).
A person who is habitually active or wakeful at night
Having a face resembling that of an owl, with the eyes large and round, surrounded by circular markings, etc.; (of an object) bearing a representation or likeness of an owl's face.
A hole high up in the wall of a barn through which owls can enter to catch mice, etc.
Dusk, nightfall. Now archaic and rare.
A very large noctuid moth of the genus Thysania, found in tropical South America.
The time when owls are abroad; dusk, twilight; night.
As wise as an owl; resembling or reminiscent of an owl in respect of wisdom.
A very small owl found in America and northern Eurasia
A small owl with distinctive ear tufts, found in Europe, Africa, and Asia
A large northern owl that breeds mainly in the Arctic tundra, the male being entirely white and the female having darker markings
A common Eurasian owl with either reddish-brown or gray plumage and a quavering hoot
Any of several owls of a predominantly white colour, especially the barn owl, Tyto alba, and the snowy owl, Nyctea scandiaca.
Any of several owls of the family Strigidae of northern or Arctic regions; especially (in later use) the snowy owl, Nyctea scandiaca, the male of which is entirely white and the female white with darker markings.
Large gray-brown North American owl with brown eyes and a barred pattern across the chest
The barn owl, Tyto alba.
A small owl with speckled plumage, native to Eurasia and Africa
Any of several Australasian and Indonesian barn owls having the facial disc outlined in black; especially Tyto novaehollandiae of Australia and New Guinea.
The North American screech owl, Otus asio, especially in its grey morph (now disused).
Spectacles with large, round lenses, regarded as giving the wearer an owl-like appearance.
Another term for douroucouli.
Another term for kakapo.
A regurgitated pellet of bones, hair, and other indigestible parts of an owl's prey.
An owl found on the prairies; especially the burrowing owl, Athene cunicularia, or the short-eared owl, Asio flammeus.
A small North and Central American owl with a call that resembles the sound of a saw blade being sharpened
A small American owl with a screeching call and distinctive ear tufts
US regional any of several North American owls, as the barred owl, Strix varia, or a screech owl (genus Megascops).
A very large South American butterfly that flies at dusk, with a large eyelike marking on the underside of each hind wing
Attributive shaped like, or made from, an owl's wing.
A small reddish-gray migratory American owl that sometimes occurs in loose colonies
The barn owl, Tyto alba.
Any of several New World species of the genus Orthocarpus and occasionally also the closely allied genera Castilleja and Triphysaria (family Scrophulariaceae), which bear spikes of flowers that are typically colourful and enclosed in pigmented, multi-lobed bracts, and whose corollas, or the markings on these, are thought to be reminiscent of owl faces.
Heath (or wood) cudweed, Gnaphalium sylvaticum.
The boreal or Tengmalm's owl, Aegolius funereus; specifically one of the North American subspecies A. f. richardsoni.
A migratory day-flying owl that frequents open country, found in northern Eurasia and North and South America
A very large grey owl with a large facial disc, Strix nebulosa, of northern coniferous forests in both Eurasia and North America.
The marsh owl, Asio capensis.