brown owl

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brown owl

n
(Animals) another name for tawny owl

Brown Owl

n
(Other Non-sporting Hobbies) a name (no longer in official use) for Brownie Guider
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They kept him in their hole and fed him for the same reason that the prairie-dogs and the brown owls house the rattlesnakes-- because they did not know how to get rid of him.
It was a calm, sweet April night; there were no sounds but a few low notes of a nightingale, and nothing moved but the white clouds near the moon and a brown owl that flitted over the hedge.
"With only two brown owls in 75, we believe the unit holds the national record", said Ms Shaw.
They also celebrated the 75th anniversary of Golcar Brownies, who have only had two brown owl leaders in that time.
Two former Brown Owls, Mary Dawson and Dawn Caldwell, cut the special 70th birthday cake
With less snow and warmer temperatures, more of the reddish-brown birds have been able to survive, mate and pass on that dominant gene, ultimately resulting in more brown owls.
But with warmer winters, more brown owls have survived and passed on their genes, boosting their numbers (below), source: rkarelletai/naturecomm.2011
My mum helped me write this and says if you put it in the paper, more grown-ups will want to be Brown Owls and I can be a Brownie.
But sadly there aren't enough adults willing to spare the time to become Brown Owls or leaders.
Contrary to some beliefs that the movement is old-fashioned, there are not enough Brown Owls, assistants and helpers to meet demand.
The Guides are looking for new recruits to become Brown Owls and helpers.
39678506 | Rawthorpe Brownies' first Brown Owl of 30 years earlier, Mrs Madelaine Lofthouse, cut the 30th birthday cake at celebrations in Rawthorpe Church Hall.