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Noun1.Surnia - a genus of hawk-like owlsSurnia - a genus of hawk-like owls    
bird genus - a genus of birds
family Strigidae, Strigidae - a family of nocturnal birds of the order Strigiformes
hawk owl, Surnia ulula - grey-and-white diurnal hawk-like owl of northern parts of the northern hemisphere
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Key words: diet, Glacier National Park, management, Montana, nesting, Northern Hawk Owl, prey caching, prey plucking, status, Surnia ulula
1) Species 1993 1994 Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus Vieillot 6 8 Northern Goshawk Accipiter gentilis Linnaeus 0 1 Rough-legged Hawk Buteo lagopus Pontoppidan 18 0 Boreal Owl Aegolius funereus Linnaeus 5 1 Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus Gmelin 2 4 Northern Hawk-owl Surnia ulula Linnaeus 5 7 Merlin Falco columbarius Linnaeus 14 16 American Kestrel Falco sparverius Linnaeus 8 4 (1) Numbers include individuals seen outside of survey routes but within the study area.