screech-owl


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screech-owl

[ˈskriːtʃaʊl] Nlechuza f
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He had been first awaked by the hurry which we have before seen; and while he was endeavouring to compose himself again on his pillow, a screech-owl had given him such a serenade at his window, that he leapt in a most horrible affright from his bed, and, huddling on his cloaths with great expedition, ran down to the protection of the company, whom he heard talking below in the kitchen.
screech-owl that does most of the singing and carries the water-
``detestable screech-owl! it is then thou who art come to exult over the ruins thou hast assisted to lay low?''
For example, Dawson and Bortolotti (1997) reported an American kestrel Falco sparverius incubating a bufflehead Bucephala albeola egg and four kestrel eggs (the bufflehead and two kestrel chicks fledged); Manlove (1998) found an Eastern screech-owl Megascops asio apparently evicting a nesting wood duck or Carolina duck Aix sponsa), laying on top of the covered duck eggs, and subsequently hatching at least one owlet and one duckling.
The three most common owls in New York are the great horned, barred and eastern screech-owl. The long-eared owl and northern saw-whet owls are found in New York, but are rare, secretive and little is known about their population trends.
Keri Nelson oversaw installation of the screens in the Needles District of Utah's Canyonlands National Park, where she had previously rescued a Western screech-owl from a vault toilet.
The Eastern Screech-Owl: life history, ecology, and behavior in suburbia and the countryside.
Abstract--In Canada and in British Columbia, the interior Western Screech-Owl (Megascops kennicottii macfarlanei) has been assessed as a species at risk primarily as a result of loss and degradation of low-elevation riparian habitat.
The western screech-owl and habitat alteration in Baja California: a gradient from urban and rural landscapes to natural habitat.
Surgical enucleation of the right eye following traumatic injury in an eastern screech-owl (Megascops asio).
We report an adult western screech-owl (Megascops kennicottii) entangled in Coulter spiderling (Boerhaavia coulteri), a native forb lacking defensive structures (Kearney and Peebles, 1960, Parker, 2003).