Otus asio


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Noun1.Otus asio - small North American owl having hornlike tufts of feathers whose call sounds like a quavering whistleOtus asio - small North American owl having hornlike tufts of feathers whose call sounds like a quavering whistle
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 Otus, Otus - a genus of Strigidae
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Screech owl, Otus asio, attempting to capture little brown bats, Myotis lucifugus, at a colony.