Athene noctua

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Noun1.Athene noctua - small European owlAthene noctua - small European owl      
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 Athene, Athene - a genus of Strigidae
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These have included sevoflurane in bald eagles (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) (8) isoflurane in Hispaniolan Amazon parrots (Amazona ventralis), scops owls (Otus scops), and little owls (Athene noctua) (9,11) U; chloral hydrate in the little owl (15); and a combination of ketamine, xylazine, and urethane in Japanese quail (Coturnix coturnix japonica).
The retinae were taken from eyeballs of four Strigidae genera: little owl (Athene noctua), tawny owl (Strix aluco), scops owl (Otus scops) and eared owl (Asio otus).
Three owl species viz., Spotted Owlet (Athene brama), Little owlet (Athene noctua) and the Tawny Owl (Strix aluco) were recorded from the park at five different sampling sites, at elevations ranging from 615 m to 655 m above sea level.
The little owl (Athene noctua) is a residential farmland predator, widely distributed in a variety of semi-open habitats throughout Europe (van Nieuwenhuyse et al.
[4]reported one single individual of Starling among the prey of the Little Owl Athene noctua in the region of the dam Boughzoul.
The little owl, or Athene noctua, is not much larger than a blackbird and was introduced to Britain from Holland in 1889.
He needs the stewards' help as Athene Noctua (Robert Williams) is awarded the seller from first-home Geega (Nigel/ Kim Tinkler), but it is more straightforward when Echo Chamber (Mark Tompkins) takes the nursery.
The retinae used for this study were taken from the right eyeballs of two specimens of diurnal raptors [(buzzard (Buteo buteo), kestrel (Falco tinnunculus)] and two specimens of nocturnal raptors [little owl (Athene noctua), and tawny owl (Strix aluco)].