Recent Examples of owl from the Web
Connecting with history through Mexican folklórico dance (3:25) Numerically speaking, Wilma and Harold Matz are rarer around here than the endangered northern spotted owl.
The monument, located southwest of Tucson, is also home to species including hawks, owls, desert bighorn sheep and tortoises.
There are flocks of geese and ducks, soaring Swainson’s hawks (all nicknamed Gloria — Gloria Swainson, get it?), osprey and great horned owls.
A great horned owl perched on a spruce snag and watched us swat through dinner.
Of course, there's a Youtube version of camping, with the sounds of crickets, owls, and the cracking of a fire.
But why do its tellers seem to think that the American night has no stars, nothing but bats and owls and the insane moon?
Luckily, the Frank web site sells short the treats available to the night owls.
The Bat Zone is now home to about 250 bats, a couple of owls and a two-toed sloth.
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Origin and Etymology of owl
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
OWL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of owl for English Language Learners
: a bird that usually hunts at night and that has a large head and eyes, a powerful hooked beak, and strong claws
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