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owl US English

A nocturnal bird of prey with large forward-facing eyes surrounded by facial disks, a hooked beak, and typically a loud call

elf owl US English

A tiny owl that nests in cacti and trees in the arid country of the southern US and Mexico

barn owl US English

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

brown owl US English

Another term for tawny owl.

owl light US English

Dusk; twilight

pygmy owl US English

A very small owl found in America and northern Eurasia

scops owl US English

A small owl with distinctive ear tufts, found in Europe, Africa, and Asia

eagle owl US English

A very large Old World owl with ear tufts and a deep hoot

snowy owl US English

A large northern owl that breeds mainly in the Arctic tundra, the male being entirely white and the female having darker markings

tawny owl US English

A common Eurasian owl with either reddish-brown or gray plumage and a quavering hoot

hawk owl US English

A hawklike owl with a small head and long tail, and typically an obscure facial disk

night owl US English

A person who is habitually active or wakeful at night

barred owl US English

Large gray-brown North American owl with brown eyes and a barred pattern across the chest

owl monkey US English

Another term for douroucouli.

owl parrot US English

Another term for kakapo.

screech owl US English

A small American owl with a screeching call and distinctive ear tufts

little owl US English

A small owl with speckled plumage, native to Eurasia and Africa

owl butterfly US English

A very large South American butterfly that flies at dusk, with a large eyelike marking on the underside of each hind wing

owl-faced monkey US English

A guenon that has a black face with white and yellow markings and bright blue skin on the rump, living in the forests of central Africa

saw-whet owl US English

A small North and Central American owl with a call that resembles the sound of a saw blade being sharpened

flammulated owl US English

A small reddish-gray migratory American owl that sometimes occurs in loose colonies

short-eared owl US English

A migratory day-flying owl that frequents open country, found in northern Eurasia and North and South America

great horned owl US English

A large owl found throughout North and South America, with hornlike ear tufts

boobook US English

A small Australasian owl which has a characteristic double hoot reminiscent of the call of the European cuckoo

jumbie bird US English

A bird of ill omen, especially a pygmy owl

ferruginous pygmy owl in jumbie bird US English

A bird of ill omen, especially a pygmy owl

Eurasian scops owl in scops owl US English

A small owl with distinctive ear tufts, found in Europe, Africa, and Asia

owl English-Spanish

búho masculine, tecolote masculineMexico/México

barn owl English-Spanish

lechuza feminine

night owl English-Spanish

ave feminine (with masculine article in the singular) nocturna colloquial/familiar, noctámbulo,

tawny owl English-Spanish

cárabo masculine, autillo masculine

screech owl English-Spanish

lechuza feminine

as wise as an owl in owl English-Spanish

más sabio que Salomón

an owl had made its home in the barn in home English-Spanish

un búho se había instalado en el pajar