scops owl

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Noun1.scops owl - any of several small owls having ear tufts and a whistling call
bird of Minerva, bird of night, owl, hooter - nocturnal bird of prey with hawk-like beak and claws and large head with front-facing eyes
genus Otus, Otus - a genus of Strigidae
Old World scops owl, Otus scops - European scops owl
Oriental scops owl, Otus sunia - Asian scops owl
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A baby Cyprus scops owl, which was found on Saturday around noon dumped in a rubbish bin in the Acropolis are of Nicosia while still in its cage, is safely at the Game and Fauna service's wildlife rehabilitation centre, volunteers said on Monday.
Additions include the following: Manus Masked Owl (Tyto manusi)\ three new species formerly lumped into Philippine Scops Owl (Otus megalotis)--Luzon Lowland Scops Owl (O.
The students were able to get close to Delyth, a barn owl, Huw a long-eared owl and, stealing the show, Otis an Indian scops owl, who is soon to be starring in his own children's book.
Pemba Island off the coast of Tanzania also has four endemic species including the Pemba green pigeon and the Pemba scops owl.
Jude Heyworth (above), from Earlsdon, with Samson the Harris hawk and (inset) Harriet Gibson with Flute the White Faced Scops owl
Visitors can get close to a fascinating array of birds, such as Erica the white-faced Scops owl and Martin the merlin.
The little Scops Owl, named Alfie, was being chased by a dog in a park in Anfield when he was rescued by a member of the public.
A hotel spokesman said the four-week-old owls had replaced Guinevere, a white-faced Scops owl that used to live at the hotel.
Grommit, the white faced scops owl nestles in his handler Jeff Morgan's beard at the Betws y Coed Celtic Fayre Picture: RICHARD WILLIAMS
WISED UP Year 7 pupil Tom Mellor with Tinko the southern white-faced scops owl.
APP learnt on Friday that Hazarganji Chiltan National Park Quetta that stretches over 32,500 acres of land, habitats a large number of species of animals and birds including -Chiltan wildgoat or Markhor, Suleiman Markhor, Urial sheep, wolf, Jackal, Red fox, and Desert hare, species of birds include Houbara bustard, Griffon vulture, Egyptian vulture, Honey buzzard, Laggar falcon, Peregrine falcon, Kestrel, Indian sparrow hawk, Scops owl, Common cuckoo, European bee-eater, Rock partridge, European nightjar, Long-billed pipit, Orphean warbler, Variable wheatear, Blue rock thrush, Stonechat, and Lichtensteins desert finch and reptiles- Monitor lizard, Russells viper, Saw scaled viper and Spiny tailed lizard.
The seven inch tall Scops owl - which is native to southern Europe - was found exhausted on a rig 110 miles off Aberdeen.