screech-owl


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screech-owl

[ˈskriːtʃaʊl] Nlechuza f
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He had been first awaked by the hurry which we have before seen; and while he was endeavouring to compose himself again on his pillow, a screech-owl had given him such a serenade at his window, that he leapt in a most horrible affright from his bed, and, huddling on his cloaths with great expedition, ran down to the protection of the company, whom he heard talking below in the kitchen.
To avoid impacts to the yellow-billed cuckoo and the western screech-owl, other safety actions include pruning the Eastern and Western Trees, fencing the Western Tree and historic water tower, excluding public use from the fenced area, constructing an interpretive panel, and bracing the tree limb resting on the historic railroad tie cabin.
The three most common owls in New York are the great horned, barred and eastern screech-owl.
Keri Nelson oversaw installation of the screens in the Needles District of Utah's Canyonlands National Park, where she had previously rescued a Western screech-owl from a vault toilet.
According to this line of reasoning, selection pressure for RSD may be minimal during the post-brooding period for a raptor such as the Eastern Screech-Owl that tends to feed smaller prey to its young and exhibits minimal intersexual differences in provisioning behavior.
Abstract--In Canada and in British Columbia, the interior Western Screech-Owl (Megascops kennicottii macfarlanei) has been assessed as a species at risk primarily as a result of loss and degradation of low-elevation riparian habitat.
The western screech-owl and habitat alteration in Baja California: a gradient from urban and rural landscapes to natural habitat.
Surgical enucleation of the right eye following traumatic injury in an eastern screech-owl (Megascops asio).
We report an adult western screech-owl (Megascops kennicottii) entangled in Coulter spiderling (Boerhaavia coulteri), a native forb lacking defensive structures (Kearney and Peebles, 1960, Parker, 2003).
For the study, 929 raptors of six species admitted to the center were used including Cooper's Hawk (Accipiter cooperii), Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis), American Kestrel (Falco sparverius), Eastern Screech-Owl (Otus asio), Great Horned Owl (Bubo virginianus), and Barred Owl (Strix varia).
Barred Owl (Strix varia), Eastern Screech-owl (Megascops asio), and a mix of nocturnal noises [American Toads (Bufo americanus), Common Nighthawk (Chtrrdeiles minor), and a train horn].
ABSTRACT--In an ongoing 15-y study concerning population dynamics of Barred Owls (Strix varia) on Bainbridge Island, Kitsap County, Washington, I documented a steep decline in the Western Screech-Owl (Megascops kennicottii) population and a steady increase in the Barred Owl population.