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owl

(oul)
n.
1. Any of various often nocturnal birds of prey of the order Strigiformes, having hooked and feathered talons, a large head with a short hooked beak, large eyes set forward, and fluffy plumage that allows for almost noiseless flight.
2. Any of several breeds of domestic pigeons having a very short beak somewhat like that of an owl and often a frill of feathers on the chest.

owl

a bird of the order Strigiformes with very distinctive characteristics including nocturnal predation, soft feathers and silent flight, frontset eyes and ears that can be closed. There are a number of families including barn owls, nightjars, frogmouths, potoos, monkey owls and the tropical owls.
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Tawny owl. By permission from Cooper JE, Sainsbury AW, Exotic Species, Mosby, 1994

owl midge
see sandfly.
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