Strix occidentalis


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Noun1.Strix occidentalis - a large owl of North America found in forests from British Columbia to central MexicoStrix occidentalis - a large owl of North America found in forests from British Columbia to central Mexico; has dark brown plumage and a heavily spotted chest
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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Key words: California Spotted Owl, detection probability, occupancy, Sierra Nevada, Strix occidentalis occidentalis,
Many of these silent stalkers are listed as endangered species (in danger of dying out)--from the barn owl found on every continent except Antarctica, to the northern spotted owl, Strix occidentalis caurina (stricks awks-ih-den-TAL-is cohr-EE-na), of the Pacific Northwest.
Key words: Arceuthobium douglasii, dwarf mistletoe, eastern Cascade Range, nesting, Northern Spotted Owl, Strix occidentalis caurina, Washington