Strix aluco

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Noun1.Strix aluco - reddish-brown European owl having a round head with black eyesStrix aluco - reddish-brown European owl having a round head with black eyes
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 Strix, Strix - owls lacking ear tufts
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Rocuronium bromide has recently been reported to dilate the pupil of orange-winged parrots (Amazona amazonica) (36) and several other species of birds, including Hispaniolan Amazon parrots, (37,38) tawny owls (Strix aluco), (39) common buzzards (Buteo buteo), little owls, (40) and European kestrels (Falco tinnunculus).
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).
(2013) monachus) (OS) (6) Eurasian tawny 3.2 [+ or -] WILLIAMS et owl (Strix aluco) 0.4 (1) al.
Williams Parry o'r alwad yn yr ail bennill a does dim amheuaeth nad y dylluan frech (Strix aluco; Tawny Owl) sydd dan sylw yn y gerdd gan mai dyma'r un sydd a'r alwad "tw-whit, tw-hw".
Diandary Distinctive Features of Tawny Owl, Strix aluco (Linn 1758) and Barn Owl, Tyto alba (Scopoli 1759) in Gardens of Algerian Sahel, El Harrach, Jardin D'essai Du Hamma.
(2003) found smaller male Tawny Owls (Strix aluco) provisioned nestlings more often than females during the post-brooding period and had larger home ranges than females but did not deliver larger prey.
2008: Does the diet of an opportunistic raptor, the tawny owl Strix aluco, reflect long-term changes in bat abundance?
However, studies of Northern Spotted Owls (Strix occidentalis caurina; Forsman and others 2011), and Tawny Owls (Strix aluco; Karell and others 2009) showed no sex differences in adult annual survival.
In turn, Accipiter gentilis and Strix aluco had their highest abundance in the middle of the study period, as indicated by positive correlations with Axis 2 (r = 0.61 and r = 0.58, respectively).
And now lead-author Julien Gasparini of the Laboratory of Ecology and Evolution at the Pierre and Marie Curie University in Paris, and his colleagues have shown that female tawny owls (Strix aluco) with dark red plumage mount a more powerful response to infection than females with lighter feathers.