hawk owl

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hawk owl

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(Animals) a hawklike northern owl, Surnia ulula, with a long slender tail and brownish speckled plumage
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Noun1.hawk owl - grey-and-white diurnal hawk-like owl of northern parts of the northern hemispherehawk owl - grey-and-white diurnal hawk-like owl of northern parts of the northern hemisphere
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 Surnia, Surnia - a genus of hawk-like owls