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scops owl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. scops owl(noun)

    any of several small owls having ear tufts and a whistling call

Wiktionary

  1. scops owl(Noun)

    A small European migratory owl, Otus scops, that winters in sub-Saharran Africa.

  2. scops owl(Noun)

    Any bird of the genus Otus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Scops owl

    any one of numerous species of small owls of the genus Scops having ear tufts like those of the horned owls, especially the European scops owl (Scops giu), and the American screech owl (S. asio)

  2. Origin: [NL. scops, fr. Gr. the little horned owl.]

Freebase

  1. Scops owl

    Scops owls are Strigidae belonging to the genus Otus. Approximately 45 living species are known, but new ones are frequently recognized and unknown ones are still being discovered every few years or so, especially in Indonesia. For most of the 20th century, this genus included the American screech owls which are now again separated in Megascops based on a range of behavioral, biogeographical, morphological and DNA sequence data. It is the largest genus of owls in terms of number of species. Scops owls in the modern sense are restricted to the Old World, except for a single North American species – the Flammulated Owl – that is only provisionally placed here and is likely to be moved out of Otus eventually. See below for details. As usual for owls, female scops owls are usually larger than the males of their species, with owls of both sexes being compact in size and shape. All of the birds in this genus are small and agile. Scops-owls are colored in various brownish hues, sometimes with a lighter underside and/or face, which helps to camouflage them against the bark of trees. Some are polymorphic, occurring in a greyish- and a reddish-brown morph.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of scops owl in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of scops owl in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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  • kyläpöllönen, pöllönenFinnish
  • lítil kattúlaFaroese
  • ulchabhán scopachIrish
  • сплю́шка, обыкнове́нная со́вкаRussian

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