tawny owl

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reddish-brown European owl having a round head with black eyes

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In barn owts (Tyto alba), longeared owls (Asio otus), pereguine falcons (Falco perequinus), red kites (Milvus milvus), and tawny owls, differences between sexes could not be assessed because of low sample size or unknown sex.
Sure enough, only yards away the unmistakable hoot of a tawny owl cut through the night air.
Not all included characters are measurable in the skull fragments from pellets and food remains of the Tawny Owl due to different rates of preservation (Balciauskiene, 2006).
Rachel Wade and her prize-winning tawny owl creation
Clumsy tits hopping like lost children on the ground, uy kamikaze robins ying into obstacles and miniature tawny owls perched on a fence alongside their larger guardian parents.
TU-whit-tu-whoo: the classic call of the Tawny Owl - though you're more likely to hear the "kew-ick" of a female or the wavering "hooo-hoo" of the male.
A BABY tawny owl is being nursed back to health by experts in Warwickshire after he took a death-defying 300-mile trip on the front of a train.
This man, named Rob, was from Wirral and his tawny owl was a male named Pippin
In one, a tawny owl is caught flying through Sussex woodland with a stricken dormouse firmly clasped in its beak.
Most people would expect that a bird like the tawny owl, with its sharp beak and big talons, would not be taken because of the risk of injury to the attacker.
An Amey team was sent to Park Hall where they installed three bat boxes, two kestrel boxes and a tawny owl box.
They supplied a tawny owl called Cuddles for Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.
But this five-year-old tame tawny owl panics every time the lights go out.
The tawny owl is the most numerous of all British owls.
Tawny Owl Lynne Walker, 42, was taking her pack to visit the Inverurie police station, in Aberdeenshire, when disaster struck.