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  1. boreal owl(Noun)

    A species of owl, Aegolius funereus.

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  1. Boreal Owl

    The Boreal Owl is a small owl. It is also known as the Tengmalm's Owl after Swedish naturalist Peter Gustaf Tengmalm. Other names for the owl include Richardson's Owl, Funeral Owl, Sparrow Owl, and Pearl Owl. This species is a part of the larger grouping of owls known as typical owls, Strigidae, which contains most species of owl. The other grouping is the barn owls, Tytonidae.

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