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long-eared owl

[lawng-eerd, long-] /ˈlɔŋˌɪərd, ˈlɒŋ-/
a mottled-gray owl, Asio otus, of the Northern Hemisphere, having a long tuft on each side of the head.
Origin of long-eared owl
1805-15 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Historically, the island supported substantial populations of long-eared owl.
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  • It takes a hardy birder to catch a glimpse of the long-eared owl in flight.
British Dictionary definitions for long-eared owl

long-eared owl

a slender European owl, Asio otus, with long ear tufts: most common in coniferous forests
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