Definition of Surnia ulula

1. Noun. Grey-and-white diurnal hawk-like owl of northern parts of the northern hemisphere.

Exact synonyms: Hawk Owl
Generic synonyms: Bird Of Minerva, Bird Of Night, Hooter, Owl
Group relationships: Genus Surnia, Surnia



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Surnia Ulula

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Suricata
Suricata suricatta
Suricata tetradactyla
Surinam
Surinam River
Surinam toad
Suriname
Suriname River
Surinamer
Surinamese
Surinamese monetary unit
Surinameses
Surmontil
Surnia
Surnia ulula (current term)
Surtsey
Surtseyan
Surya
Sus
Sus.
Sus scrofa
Susa
Susah
Susan
Susan Anthony
Susan B. Anthony
Susan B Anthony dollar
Susan Brownell Anthony

Literary usage of Surnia ulula

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1. Check-list of North American Birds by American Ornithologists' Union (1895)
"Surnia ulula (LINN.). Hawk Owl. Strix ulula LINN. SN ed. 10, I. 1758, 93. Surnia ulula BONAP. Cat. ... Casual in Alaska (St. Michaels). 377 a. Surnia ulula ..."

2. The Cambridge Natural History by Sidney Frederic Harmer, Arthur Everett Shipley (1899)
"In the perpetual day of the Arctic summer the Snowy Owl and the Hawk-Owl (Surnia ulula) cannot of course be nocturnal, while to a limited extent various ..."

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