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
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This dedication to accuracy and preparation eventually led Hoburg and his team at MIT to create the Jungle Hawk Owl flight drone--a gasoline-powered, inexpensive, unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) designed to stay aloft at 15,000 feet for more than five days.
ABSTRACT--In 1994, Steve Gniadek (SJG) located a Northern Hawk Owl (Surnia uhila) nest in Glacier National Park (GNP), Montana.
MTHNM, which serves as a watershed for Camiguin, is home to endemic fauna, including the hawk owl, hanging parrot, yellowish bulbul, and golden yellow white eye birds, as well as the Camiguin forest mouse and rat, and the narrow-mouthed frog.
| Northern Hawk Owl, at Kirkleatham Owl |Centre Redcar, picture by Steve Hanley, of Redcar
There are two other rare northern owls on the bathroom wall that could show up in our region, too, this winter: the little boreal owl and the northern hawk owl. The latter has a long tail and falcon-like profile.
The three large owl species that nest in far northern and montane forests (as far north as the Arctic Circle in Alaska) are the better-known great horned owl and the two most beautiful owls, the great gray owl and the northern hawk owl, high on the "most wanted" list of the average birder on this continent.
Hawk owl - one of several key owl species in Finland.
The art marquee had the usual temptations: an Ian Lewington painting of a hawk owl really caught my eye but luckily it had already been sold, thus saving me a small fortune and a lot of explaining back home.
Given the high overall ER, this finding suggests marked differences in species susceptibility to the virus, with species falling into one of three groups (for scientific names see Table 1): death rates >90% (Snowy Owl, Great Gray Owl, Northern Hawk Owl, Boreal Owl, and Northern Saw-whet Owl), death rates <20% (Long-eared Owl, Short-eared Owl, Great Horned Owl, Flammulated Owl, and Northern Pygmy Owl), and death rates = 0% (Barn Owl, Burrowing Owl, and Eastern Screech Owl).
Richard Guthrie of New Baltimore posted a message on the Hudson-Mohawk birdline online message board: "Subject: northern hawk owl. I just received word of a hawk owl in Montgomery County.
Then Bandit the hawk owl came out to stretch her wings.
The northern hawk owl has solved this competitive problem by becoming a de facto hawk (hence its name).