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  • proper noun A taxonomic genus within the family Strigidae.


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  • Some of these fearless, endemic predators are the Galapagos hawk (Buteo galapagoenis), the subspecies Galapagos barn owl (Tyto punctissima) and short-eared owl (Asio flammeus).

    Galápagos Islands xeric scrub

  • Birds of prey such as snowy owls, short-eared owls (Asio flammeus), jaegers (skuas – Stercorarius spp.), and rough-legged buzzards (Buteo lagopus) are lemming and vole specialists that are only able to breed at peak lemming densities and which aggregate in areas with high lemming densities.

    Effects of changes in climate and UV radiation levels on structure of arctic ecosystems in the short and long term

  • The short-eared owl, Asio flammeus, the green-backed firecrown, Sephanoides sephaniodes, the austral thrush, Turdus falcklandii, and the austral blackbird, Guracus curaeus, are shared with continental Chile.

    Juan Fernández Islands temperate forests

  • Forest birds include green ibis Mesembrinibis cayennensis (local Mount Kenya race), Ayre's hawk eagle Hieraaetus dubius, Abyssinian long-eared owl Asio abyssinicus, scaly francolin Francolinus squamatus, Ruppell's robin-chat Cossypha semirufa, and numerous sunbirds (Nectariniidae).

    Mount Kenya National Park and National Forest, Kenya

  • Only 16 birds are recorded, most noticeable among them being the blue chaffinch Fringilla teydea teydea, the wild canary Serinus canaria, Berthelot's pipit Anthus berthelotii berthelotii, the commonest bird, kestrel Falco tinnunculus canariensis, long eared owl Asio otus canariensis and Barbary partridge Alectoris barbara.

    Teide National Park, Spain

  • Sex differences in winter distribution of Long-eared owls (Asio otus) in Denmark and neighbouring countries.

    Archive 2006-02-01

  • A hop across the English Channel may therefore seem no trouble at all, and indeed we know that some European owls, like Long-eared owls Asio otus and Short-eared owls A. flammeus, cross bodies of water like the North Sea regularly.

    Archive 2006-06-01

  • Owl species considered rare include: Bubo bubo, Strix nebulosa, Strix uralensis, Asio otus, Sumia ulula, Glaucidium passerinum and Aegolius funereus.

    Sayan montane conifer forests

  • Lower Hawaiian dry forest was habitat for several forest birds, such as honeycreepers, fly catchers, flightless rails, other flightless birds (now extinct), and the Hawaiian owl (Asio flammeus sandwicensis).

    Hawaii tropical dry forests

  • Common owl species include: Asio flammeus, and Otus scops.

    Sayan montane conifer forests


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