family Tytonidae


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Noun1.family Tytonidae - comprising only the barn owlsfamily Tytonidae - comprising only the barn owls  
bird family - a family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
genus Tyto, Tyto - type and only genus of the family Tytonidae
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erythrophthalmus (Wilson), I O black-billed cuckoo Crotophaga sulcirostris Swainson, I R groove-billed ani Order Strigiformes (owls) Family Tytonidae (barn owls) Tyto alba (Scopoli), barn owl I R Family Strigidae (typical owls) Aegolius acadicus (Gmelin), I R northern saw-whet owl Asio flammeus (Pontoppidan), I R short-eared owl A.