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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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.