snowy owl

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snowy owl

n.
A large diurnal owl (Bubo scandiacus) of Arctic and subarctic regions, having snow-white plumage with dark markings.
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snowy owl

n
(Animals) a large owl, Nyctea scandiaca, of tundra regions, having a white plumage flecked with brown
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snow′y owl′


n.
a diurnal arctic and subarctic owl, Nyctea scandiaca, having white plumage with dark brown markings.
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Translations

snowy owl

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Ophthalmic reference values and lesions in two captive populations of Northern owls: great grey owls (Strix nebulosa) and snowy owls (Bubo scandiacus).
Alternative explanations for the decline include, but are not limited to: (1) predation by Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus), Snowy Owl (Bubo scandiacus), Glaucous-winged Gull (Larus glaucescens), and Parasitic Jaeger (Stercorarius parasiticus); (2) removal of ptarmigan as transplants to Agattu Island; (3) weather events that affected nest success and chick survival; and (4) natural cycles in the arctic marine environment that are largely affected by latitudinal and altitudinal gradients (Sandercock and others 2005).
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Deaths at the Owl Foundation property during a WNV outbreak (July 26-September 28, 2002) and results of real-time RT-PCR on tissues from dead birds (a) Species At risk Died Tested Snowy Owl (Bubo scandiacus) 20 20 11 Northern Hawk Owl (Surnia ulula) 26 26 17 Great Gray Owl (Strix nebulosa) 27 27 23 Boreal Owl (Aegolius funereus) 11 11 11 Northern Saw-whet Owl (Ae.
Abstract: To further knowledge of the physiology of opioid receptors in birds, the structure and expression of the [mu]-, [delta]-, and [kappa]-opioid receptor genes were studied in a peregrine falcon (Falco peregrinus), a snowy owl (Bubo scandiacus), and a blue-fronted Amazon parrot (Amazona aestiva).
Planet Arctic does follow this bias a little, with 18 pages on polar bears (Ursus maritimus), about 10 more sides than are given to walrus (Odobenus rosmarus), muskoxen (Ovibos moschatus), or snowy owls (Bubo scandiacus).
Abstract: An adult, male snowy owl (Bubo scandiacus) was found down and unable to fly in western New York State.